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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 91,600 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,647 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 1,400 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 117 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 91,600 +1,400 -5,100
CPS 83,647 +117 -4,895

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 6,600 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 83,900 in April 2020, Oshkosh has gained 7,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,206 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 7,559 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,307, Oshkosh has added 5,340 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 91,600 1,400 83,647 117
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
November 2019 96,800 300 88,421 -21
October 2019 96,500 100 88,442 -24
September 2019 96,400 -500 88,466 -21
August 2019 96,900 200 88,487 -55