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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 98,100 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,719 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh lost 200 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 136 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 98,100 -200 +200
CPS 90,719 +136 -239

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 300 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,500 in September 2018, Oshkosh has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,384 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 665 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 89,856, Oshkosh has added 863 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 98,100 -200 90,719 136
March 2019 98,300 200 90,583 302
February 2019 98,100 -200 90,281 290
January 2019 98,300 -100 89,991 87
December 2018 98,400 700 89,904 24
November 2018 97,700 100 89,880 24
October 2018 97,600 100 89,856 -39
September 2018 97,500 -400 89,895 -89
August 2018 97,900 100 89,984 -183
July 2018 97,800 0 90,167 -254
June 2018 97,800 100 90,421 -286
May 2018 97,700 -200 90,707 -251