Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I get industry specific information for local areas?

Yes, you can. See Local Employment Dynamics: Industry Focus tool. This tool lets you determine the top industries for your local area and your local workers, focus on a particular industry to see how it ranks among top industries, and also look at the characteristics of those who work in that industryon a quarterly basis.

Industry Focus reporting is based on the following eight quarterly workforce indicators:

  • Employment
  • Growth in hiring
  • Growth in employment
  • Number of new hires
  • Firm job change
  • Average monthly earnings for all workers
  • Growth in average monthly earnings for all workers
  • Average monthly earnings for new hires.   


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