Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 2.5% with the biggest shift in Education & Healthcare, which lost 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in June 2022.

Total employment in the Oshkosh-Neenah, WI market declined by 46 jobs in May and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate increased by 4 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Oshkosh-Neenah, WI unemployment rate is 88 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 110 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in May versus prior month by 3.9% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Unemployment May 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.2% . Key sectors include:

  • Manufacturing: 21,400; no change
  • Transportation & Utilities: 14,800; no change
  • Business Services: 11,900; +100
  • Government: 11,700; no change
  • Education & Healthcare: 11,200; -200
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 7,100; +200
  • Construction, Mining: 5,800; +100
  • Other Jobs: 5,000; no change
  • Financial Services: 4,300; no change
  • IT & Development: 1,700; no change
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Unemployment by Industry May 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through May 2022 (Data published June 2022 and reports created on June 29, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.