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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW News Releases

Palm Beach, FL, has largest county 4th quarter 2021 over-the-year wage gain at 15.6%


From fourth quarter 2020 to fourth quarter 2021, Palm Beach, FL, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 15.6 percent. Clark, NV, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in December 2021 at 13.3 percent.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 4th quarter 2021


BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database through the fourth quarter of 2021. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be found at
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