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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

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San Francisco, CA, has largest county 4th quarter 2020 over-the-year wage gain at 44.3%


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.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 4th quarter 2020


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
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