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 QCEW Open Data Access: QCEW now provides a collection of CSV files designed to allow third party programmers, developers, and organizations to retrieve published QCEW data in CSV format.
NEW Hurricane flood zone maps and tables of employment, wages, and establishment counts
NEW A federal register notice was published on May 22, 2014 soliciting proposals for changes to the structure and content of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for inclusion in a potential 2017 revision. If you wish to review the notice or propose a change for NAICS, please see the federal register notice for details ( http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/federal_register_notices/notices/fr22my14.pdf).
Additional information on NAICS at BLS can be found at: http://www.bls.gov/bls/naics.htm along with information on identifying and classifying factoryless goods producers (FGPs): http://www.bls.gov/bls/factoryless_goods_producers.htm.
To ensure consideration of your comments or proposals related to the potential revision of NAICS for 2017 as detailed in the federal register notice, comments must be received no later than July 21, 2014.
June 19, 2014
From fourth quarter 2012 to fourth quarter 2013, Santa Cruz, Calif., had the largest percentage increase
in average weekly wages at 6.5 percent. Weld, Colo., had the largest over-the-year percentage increase
in employment in December 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: July 10, 2014
The cooperating State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) have labor market information offices that publish and disseminate QCEW data for their states.