Oregon Labor Market Information System
Industry Trends
Oregon will add 258,000 jobs between 2012 and 2022, according to recently released projections from the Oregon Employment Department.
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Access to historical employment and wage information has never been easier. Our on-line database contains over 20 years of detailed industry data for Oregon and all counties.
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) monthly survey provides the most up-to-date employment estimates available. Industry employment figures are available for all labor market areas in Oregon.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
The Voice is an online information center about what's happening in Oregon's dynamic manufacturing sector. It collects and consolidates news, resources, programs, and contacts from companies, consortia, industry and labor groups, education and training providers, and government organizations.
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Analysis of the employment and unemployment data for February 2014.
Ready, Willing, and Able About 284,000 Oregonians identified themselves as disabled in 2012. Earnings and employment are lower among people with disabilities.
Where Women Work and How Much They Earn Women hold 49 percent of Oregon jobs, and the average woman brings home nearly $1,500 a month less than the average man.
Oregon consistently outpaces the U.S. in union membership as a share of total employment.
Even with many unemployed seeking work, some businesses are having trouble recruiting workers with the right skills.
Home Building in Oregon: First In, Last Out of Recession Home prices, building permits and interest rates are all on the rise. Finally.
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Oregon's Tourism Industry Travel and tourism are significant in Oregon's economy.
Government entities employ nearly 300,000 Oregon workers, with nearly half of them in education.
Oregon's Forestry and Logging Industry: From Planting to Harvest This industry has changed drastically over time, but remains critical to the economies of many local communities.
Although consumer spending remains weak, the demand for used goods continues to grow.
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This monthly newsletter contains the latest information on trends in employment and unemployment, as well as providing in-depth coverage of a wide range of economic and labor market topics.
A Local Labor Trends newsletter is published each month for the 13 regions within the state, and each contains the most recent information on local area employment and unemployment.
In Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties, nearly one-third of fabricated metal manufacturers struggled to find qualified workers in 2011.
A new survey of employers finds that green jobs make up 3 percent of Oregon's workforce.
Whether you are looking for the largest industries, the occupations with the most job openings, or the fastest-growing occupations, you will find the information here.
Tables of monthly and annual average agricultural employment by area.
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