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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

SAE Additional Publications

The Economics Daily

The Economics Daily article image Employment up at least 5.0 percent in three metro areas from July 2022 to July 2023

From July 2022 to July 2023, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 79 metropolitan areas, decreased in 1 area, and was essentially unchanged in 309 areas. Midland, Texas, had the largest significant percentage gain in employment (6.3 percent), followed by Las Cruces, New Mexico (5.4 percent), and Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina (5.0 percent). The lone over-the-year decrease occurred in Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana, at 4.3 percent (or −6,300 jobs). read more »

Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review article image Western manufacturing employment: trends and peaks over 30 years

This article examines manufacturing employment trends in the U.S. Western region between 1990 and 2019. read more »