Overall unemployment rate moved down to 2.9% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 700 roles, based on the most recently available information published in November 2022.

Total employment in the Oshkosh-Neenah, WI market declined by 595 jobs in September and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 10 bps to 2.9%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 47 bps over the same time to 3.3%.

  • Oshkosh-Neenah, WI unemployment rate is 42 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 30 bps above the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a negative.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in September versus prior month by 0.7% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Unemployment September 2022

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

  • Manufacturing: 21,600; -200
  • Transportation & Utilities: 14,900; no change
  • Business Services: 11,900; no change
  • Education & Healthcare: 11,500; +100
  • Government: 11,400; +700
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 6,900; -300
  • Construction, Mining: 6,100; no change
  • Other Jobs: 5,000; -100
  • Financial Services: 4,300; no change
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Unemployment by Industry September 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through September 2022 (Data published November 2022 and reports created on November 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.