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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 92,500 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,872 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 168 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,500 -100 -4,300
CPS 88,872 +168 +451

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 June 2017 at 98,200. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 83,900 in April 2020, Oshkosh has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,206 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 2,334 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,307, Oshkosh has added 10,565 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 92,500 -100 88,872 168
October 2020 92,600 -400 88,704 -839
September 2020 93,000 200 89,543 3,362
August 2020 92,800 1,500 86,181 2,558
July 2020 91,300 1,100 83,623 93
June 2020 90,200 3,900 83,530 2,434
May 2020 86,300 2,400 81,096 2,789
April 2020 83,900 -11,800 78,307 -10,082
March 2020 95,700 -1,100 88,389 -106
February 2020 96,800 -200 88,495 0
January 2020 97,000 0 88,495 86
December 2019 97,000 200 88,409 -12