The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering more than 95 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.
San Francisco, CA, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in average weekly wages in fourth quarter 2020 at 44.3 percent. From December 2019 to December 2020, Maui + Kalawao, HI, had the largest county percentage decrease in employment with a loss of 22.8 percent.
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BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database
through the fourth quarter of 2020. Links to updated databases, files, and tables
can be found at www.bls.gov/web/cewdat.supp.toc.htm.
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With the beginning of each hurricane season, we update maps and data for hurricane flood zones on the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts. In the third quarter of 2020, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, had the largest percentage of total wages located in hurricane flood zones, at 94.3 percent, followed by Orleans Parish, Louisiana, at 93.5 percent. read more »
This article examines how employment trends would have differed over the past few decades if the auxiliary-unit concept had been used to estimate industry employment as it was in the SIC system. read more »