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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 96,200 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,899 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 96,200 +200 +3,300
CPS 91,899 +33 +3,828

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,100 in April 2020, Oshkosh has gained 11,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Oshkosh is at a new high of 91,899.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 96,200 200 91,899 33
October 2021 96,000 200 91,866 -20
September 2021 95,800 0 91,886 1,267
August 2021 95,800 -800 90,619 -9
July 2021 96,600 1,500 90,628 228
June 2021 95,100 100 90,400 49
May 2021 95,000 700 90,351 1,347
April 2021 94,300 -600 89,004 122
March 2021 94,900 800 88,882 214
February 2021 94,100 200 88,668 -5
January 2021 93,900 600 88,673 355
December 2020 93,300 400 88,318 247