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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

QCEW News Releases

Atlantic, NJ, has the largest over-the-year June employment gain at 36.8%


From June 2020 to June 2021, Atlantic, NJ, had the largest county percentage increase in employment at 36.8 percent. San Francisco, CA, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in average weekly wages in second quarter 2021 at 29.7 percent.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 2nd quarter 2021


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