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Would you like to keep up with current wages and employment trends? Welcome to your source of comprehensive information about wages, employment levels, national and state employment projections, unemployment rates, and other related links. Start your steps toward success with CareerOneStop!

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Research Occupational Wages and Trends

Find out the latest government statistics on occupational wages and employment trends nationwide or in your area.
  • Explore Current Wages and Trends by Occupation - America's Career InfoNet
    Research the current median wage and the projected employment for your chosen occupations. Rank this data across all states or compare it to similar occupations and across local areas. Research industry trends.
  • Compare Local Wages - America's Career InfoNet
    Compare the wages for your occupation across similar occupations and across local areas.
  • Compare Employment Trends - America's Career InfoNet
    Measure your occupation's projected growth against similar occupations.
  • Discover Industry Trends - America's Career InfoNet
    Occupations within an industry grow or decline at different rates from the industry in which they belong. Prepare for future trends by comparing projected changes in an occupation and its industry at the national level.
  • Assess Your Employability - America's Career InfoNet
    Obtain a snapshot of your ability to find a similar job at a similar wage if you become unemployed. Compare your education, earnings, occupation, and industry to state and national averages and trends.
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Explore National Trends and Projections

Learning which occupations are in-demand can help you make better career decisions. Discover nationwide employment trends.
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Discover State Trends and Projections

Learn about in-demand occupations to help you make better career decisions. Discover your state's employment trends.
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Locate State Resources

Your state may provide additional labor market detail vital to your decision-making process. Find out what resources your state provides.
  • Explore State Labor Market Information Pages - America's Career InfoNet
    Review more specific labor market information. Discover the resources your state provides for analysis and career guidance.
  • Browse State Career Resources - America's Career InfoNet
    Connect with workforce development and labor websites in your state.
  • Access State Profiles - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate state-specific demographic resources, occupation rankings, largest employers, licensing information, and state programs. Link to additional state web resources.
  • Link to State Career Information Delivery Systems - America's Career InfoNet
    Most states have developed online systems to provide career and labor market information. Locate additional information to assist you in making your career choices.
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Find Additional Sources for Labor Market Information

Connect with your nearest American Job Center and find links to Federal, State, and local labor market information. Discover where to go on the Web for more information.
  • Find Nearby American Job Centers and Other Service Providers - America's Service Locator
    Search America's Service Locator, a national directory of employment and training services, for contact information and directions to your nearest American Job Center.
  • Research Labor Market Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate labor market information in our resource database.
  • Connect with National Labor Market Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Search Federal agencies for additional labor market information that you may find valuable when making your job search decisions.
  • Locate Career Guidance Software - America's Career InfoNet
    Use these software developers' products to help you research your options and make better career decisions.
  • Explore General Labor Market Information Resources - America's Career InfoNet
    Investigate other informational resources that may prove useful in your career development.
  • Research American Job Centers - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate information on American Job Centers in our resource database.
  • Take The LMI @ Work Course - Center for Employment Security Education and Research
    Tour labor market information resources and find out how they can help you in your day-to-day work. You can also explore case studies that describe how these resources are used, and create an action plan for yourself.
  • Call toll free "1-877-US-2JOBS" with questions about employment and job search services and site locations. Phone services are available in most languages and the hearing impaired should call 1-877-889-5627.
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