The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.
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County Employment and Wages
October 17, 2008
Orleans County, La., had the biggest over-the-year percentage increase in employment
(5.0 percent) in March 2008; nationally, jobs grew 0.4 percent. Westmoreland, Pa.,
had the largest gain in average weekly wages (14.9 percent) in the first quarter of
2008, compared with a national increase of 2.4 percent.
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Further information may be obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) Program by calling (202) 691-6567; by sending email; or by sending hard copy mail to the Division of Administrative Statistics and Labor Turnover, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Avenue N.E., Room 4840, Washington, D.C. 20212.
The cooperating State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) have labor market information offices that publish and disseminate QCEW data for their States.
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