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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 98,800 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,134 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 119 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 98,800 +100 +700
CPS 91,134 -119 -265

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 98,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 93,420 for Oshkosh in March 2018. 2,286 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 91,091, Oshkosh has added 43 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 98,800 100 91,134 -119
September 2018 98,700 500 91,253 162
August 2018 98,200 -200 91,091 -434
July 2018 98,400 100 91,525 -233
June 2018 98,300 -200 91,758 -892
May 2018 98,500 0 92,650 -387
April 2018 98,500 0 93,037 -383
March 2018 98,500 100 93,420 421
February 2018 98,400 300 92,999 1,291
January 2018 98,100 -200 91,708 317
December 2017 98,300 500 91,391 76
November 2017 97,800 -300 91,315 -84