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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW News Releases

McLean, IL, has largest county 1st quarter 2020 over-the-year wage gain at 13.3%


From first quarter 2019 to first quarter 2020, McLean, IL, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 13.3 percent. St. Johns, FL, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in March 2020 at 3.7 percent.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 1st quarter 2020


BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database through the first quarter of 2020. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be found at
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