The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.
NEW Some QCEW data files released on March 19, 2014 did not include revised data for the first and second quarters of 2013. These files were replaced at 11 AM on March 20th, 2014. For more information click here
March 19, 2014
From third quarter 2012 to third quarter 2013, San Mateo, Calif., had the largest percentage increase in
average weekly wages at 9.9 percent. Fort Bend, Texas, had the largest over-the-year percentage
increase in employment in September 2013 at 6.0 percent.
State and County Wages
(Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages - QCEW)
Provides a way to readily compare the industrial activity levels among different areas of the country.
Last Modified Date: September 26, 2013
The cooperating State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) have labor market information offices that publish and disseminate QCEW data for their states.