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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 97,900 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,966 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 505 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 97,900 -400 -100
CPS 90,966 +505 -2,033

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Oshkosh as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Oshkosh, Wisconsin

CES employment for Oshkosh peaked in January 2018 at 98,400. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,500 in September 2018, Oshkosh has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 93,420 for Oshkosh in March 2018. 2,454 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 90,461, Oshkosh has added 505 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 97,900 -400 90,966 505
January 2019 98,300 -100 90,461 -124
December 2018 98,400 700 90,585 -207
November 2018 97,700 100 90,792 -284
October 2018 97,600 100 91,076 -177
September 2018 97,500 -400 91,253 162
August 2018 97,900 100 91,091 -434
July 2018 97,800 0 91,525 -233
June 2018 97,800 100 91,758 -892
May 2018 97,700 -200 92,650 -387
April 2018 97,900 -200 93,037 -383
March 2018 98,100 100 93,420 421