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.
March 28, 2013
Over the year, Yolo, Calif., had the largest percentage decrease in average weekly wages in the third
quarter of 2012, -7.0 percent. Elkhart, Ind., had the biggest over-the-year percentage increase in
employment, 6.9 percent in September 2012.
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.
The cooperating State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) have labor market information offices that publish and disseminate QCEW data for their states.