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.
From fourth quarter 2018 to fourth quarter 2019, Santa Cruz, CA, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 20.7 percent. Cleveland, OK, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in December 2019 at 5.8 percent.
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BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database
through the fourth quarter of 2019. Links to updated databases, files, and tables
can be found at www.bls.gov/web/cewdat.supp.toc.htm.
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