April 09, 2021
Over the year ended in February 2021, nonfarm payroll employment decreased significantly in 206 metropolitan areas, increased in 1 area, and was essentially unchanged in 182 areas.read full article »
April 08, 2021
There were 7.4 million job openings on the last business day of February 2021, an increase of 268,000 from the previous month. For the year ending February 2021, the number of job openings increased by 355,000.
April 07, 2021
The unemployment rate edged down to 6.0 percent in March 2021. The rate is down considerably from its recent high in April 2020 but is 2.5 percentage points higher than before the pandemic in February 2020. For those with a bachelor’s degree and higher, the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in March, down from a high of 8.4 percent in April 2020.
April 06, 2021
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March 2021. Job growth in March was widespread, with the largest gains occurring in leisure and hospitality and construction. Average weekly earnings for the private sector were $1045.60 in March 2021.
April 05, 2021
Across the United States in September 2020, there were 21,251 businesses in the pet care, except veterinary, services industry. The 124,271 workers in this industry earned an average weekly wage of $478. Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, had an employment concentration in this industry that was 5.57 times the national rate. In Ozaukee County, the 202 workers in pet care, except veterinary, services earned an average of $673 a week, almost $200 more than the national average for the industry.