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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 98,500 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,436 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 300 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 233 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 98,500 +300 +900
CPS 89,436 -233 -420

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 2019 at 98,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 98,200 in September 2019, Oshkosh has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,384 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 1,948 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 98,500 300 89,436 -233
September 2019 98,200 -100 89,669 -281
August 2019 98,300 -100 89,950 -236
July 2019 98,400 -200 90,186 -195
June 2019 98,600 500 90,381 -212
May 2019 98,100 -100 90,593 -122
April 2019 98,200 -100 90,715 132
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