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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW News Releases

Snohomish, WA, has largest county 4th quarter over-the-year wage gain at 18.6%


From fourth quarter 2022 to fourth quarter 2023, Snohomish, WA, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 18.6 percent. Hays, TX, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in December 2023 at 5.0 percent.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 4th quarter 2023


BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database through the fourth quarter of 2023. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be found at
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