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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Job Growth

There were 96,100 jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,574 employed persons for the month. Oshkosh added 1,000 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Oshkosh job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 96,100 +1,000 +4,300
CPS 90,574 +174 +4,883

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

CPS employment reached a maximum of 90,911 for Oshkosh in June 2017. 337 jobs have been lost in Oshkosh since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 77,381, Oshkosh has added 13,193 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 96,100 1,000 90,574 174
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
November 2020 92,900 -200 88,071 324
October 2020 93,100 -900 87,747 -1,901
September 2020 94,000 400 89,648 2,995
August 2020 93,600 1,800 86,653 962