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Economics Reference and Data Sources: Employment and Labor

Employment and Labor

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Current Employment Statistics (CES)
"The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces detailed industry estimates of nonfarm employmenthours, and earnings of workers on payrolls. CES National Estimates produces data for the nation, and CES State and Metro Area produces estimates for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions.

National Compensation Survey

BLS Wage Data by Area and Occupation 
BLS wage data are available by occupation for the nationregionsstates, and many metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas."


Monthly Labor Review

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career Outlook

The Economics Daily (TED) 


New York State Department of Labor: Labor Statistics

Occupational Data