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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 95,200 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,600 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 294 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 95,200 -200 +600
CPS 89,600 -294 -1,215

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 December 2017 at 98,300. Since then 3,100 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,300 in April 2020, Oshkosh has gained 9,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,477 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 1,877 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 79,030, Oshkosh has added 10,570 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 95,200 -200 89,600 -294
August 2022 95,400 300 89,894 -290
July 2022 95,100 400 90,184 -346
June 2022 94,700 0 90,530 -386
May 2022 94,700 -200 90,916 -173
April 2022 94,900 100 91,089 -154
March 2022 94,800 0 91,243 19
February 2022 94,800 300 91,224 102
January 2022 94,500 0 91,122 103
December 2021 94,500 100 91,019 -35
November 2021 94,400 0 91,054 19
October 2021 94,400 -200 91,035 220