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AREA LABOR STATISTICS

Employment

94,334

Total Civilian Labor Force

92,134

Employed

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Dec. 2023*

*Reference Month: December 2023 – Release Date: February 6, 2023

Top Talent

The greater Oshkosh area excels in the following occupations:

13,490

Production

Average Wage: $46,930

12,100

Office & Admin Support

Average Wage: $43,820

8,660

Logistics

Average Wage: $41,630

13,490

Sales 

Average Wage: $47,940

6,520

Food Prep & Service

Average Wage: $29,040

5,230

Healthcare 

Average Wage: $96,750

5,140

Business & Finance

Average Wage: $76,200

Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, 2022*

*States send this database to the Bureau of Labor Statistics toward the end of January. It takes about six weeks for BLS to generate the wage and employment estimates, after which they transfer the estimates to the states for verification and further processing. These estimates are usually ready for publication by late June or early July.

Number of Establishments

Number of establishments by industry

3,891

Private Establishments

$60,019

Average Wage

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

774

Education & Health Services

761

Trade; Transportation; Utilities

525

Professional & Business Services

427

Leisure & Hospitality

369

Financial Activities

336

Construction

 

295

Manufacturing

 

Data Source: WI Dept. of Workforce Development, Div. of Employment and Training, Bureau of Workforce Training, Labor Market Information, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) Data, 2022*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics Last Modified Date: November 21, 2023

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