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Jun
21

Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette – May 2016

Workers in the Lexington-Fayette Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.97 in May 2016, about 12 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.

Jun
21

Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green – May 2016

Workers in the Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.79 in May 2016, about 21 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.

Jun
19

Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2016

Workers in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.14 in May 2016. The average hourly wage for production workers locally was $18.82.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,007.5 2,025.1 2,044.8 2,065.2 2,082.8 (p)2,085.2

Employment(1)

(2)1,910.5 1,924.0 1,943.3 1,962.2 1,977.0 (p)1,981.3

Unemployment(1)

(2)97.0 101.1 101.5 103.0 105.8 (p)103.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.8 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 (p)5.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,931.3 1,934.3 1,936.2 1,938.9 1,939.5 (p)1,937.5

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.6 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(4)

10.0 9.8 9.9 10.0 9.9 (p)9.7

12-month % change

-18.0 -19.0 -14.7 -11.5 -7.5 (p)-8.5

Construction(4)

76.5 79.5 82.1 79.7 81.2 (p)79.8

12-month % change

-0.9 2.7 5.8 3.2 5.2 (p)3.8

Manufacturing(4)

250.1 252.7 251.8 255.0 252 (p)251.6

12-month % change

2.3 3.1 2.4 3.3 1.7 (p)1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

402.2 402.3 401.1 401.9 400.7 (p)401.2

12-month % change

3.4 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.1 (p)1.1

Information(4)

23.6 23.9 23.8 24.0 24 (p)24.2

12-month % change

4.9 5.8 4.8 5.7 5.3 (p)6.1

Financial Activities(4)

95.8 95.2 94.8 95.4 95.9 (p)96.1

12-month % change

3.3 2.5 1.7 2.4 2.8 (p)2.7

Professional & Business Services(4)

225.1 222.9 225.4 224.6 224.3 (p)223.9

12-month % change

2.2 1.7 2.5 3.4 3.7 (p)3.0

Education & Health Services(4)

272.9 270.4 271.4 269.7 271.2 (p)272.3

12-month % change

2.3 1.6 1.6 0.9 1.5 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

190.6 193.3 193.4 193.8 195.3 (p)194.4

12-month % change

-0.3 0.9 0.6 0.5 1.1 (p)0.6

Other Services(4)

65.7 65.7 66.2 66.6 67.3 (p)66.8

12-month % change

1.7 1.2 1.7 2.3 2.7 (p)2.0

Government(4)

318.8 318.6 316.3 318.2 317.7 (p)317.5

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.2 -0.8 -0.3 -0.1 (p)-0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Kentucky – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Consumer Price Index, Cincinnati-Hamilton — Second Half 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville/Jefferson County – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
County Employent And Wages In Kentucky – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2017
Union Members in Kentucky — 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in Kentucky’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017