The composition of products from the industry has changed with the economy.
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.
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.
Analysis of the employment and unemployment data for April 2013.
The result of any analysis depends on assumptions made at the beginning; the same is true of statistics on firm size classes.
The manufacturing workweek now stands above 41 hours per week.
Business Employment Dynamics data show net job gains along with a slight drop in the number of businesses in mid-2012.
The Office of Economic Analysis expects slow employment growth to continue.
Employment growth was a bit stronger than initially reported during 2012.
The software publishing industry has been steadily carving out a niche in Oregon over the last few decades.
Oregon's construction sector is feeling the pain of the national housing downturn.
Increases in productivity and new options in the printing marketplace are two ways technology has reduced employment in printing.
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Snowsports drive winter tourism in Oregon, which has a significant impact on the state's economy.
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.