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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 94,200 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,608 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 82 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 94,200 +300 -3,400
CPS 88,608 -82 +113

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 4,000 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,100 in April 2020, Oshkosh has gained 9,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,206 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 2,598 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,307, Oshkosh has added 10,301 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 94,200 300 88,608 -82
January 2021 93,900 600 88,690 -21
December 2020 93,300 400 88,711 -2
November 2020 92,900 -200 88,713 9
October 2020 93,100 -900 88,704 -839
September 2020 94,000 400 89,543 3,362
August 2020 93,600 1,800 86,181 2,558
July 2020 91,800 900 83,623 93
June 2020 90,900 3,000 83,530 2,434
May 2020 87,900 2,800 81,096 2,789
April 2020 85,100 -12,100 78,307 -10,082
March 2020 97,200 -400 88,389 -106