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County Employment and Wages Abstract

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For launch 10:00 a.m. (EST), Thursday, February 20, 2020	

  COUNTY EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES – THIRD QUARTER 2019

From September 2018 to September 2019, employment elevated in 283 of the 355 largest U.S. 
counties, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in the present day. In September 2019, nationwide 
employment (as measured by the QCEW program) elevated to 148.6 million, a 1.1 p.c 
enhance over the yr. New Hanover, NC, had the biggest over-the-year enhance in employment 
with a acquire of 5.Eight p.c. Employment knowledge on this launch are introduced for September 2019, 
and common weekly wage knowledge are introduced for third quarter 2019.

Among the many 355 largest counties, 350 had over-the-year will increase in common weekly wages. In 
the third quarter of 2019, common weekly wages for the nation elevated to $1,093, a 3.6 p.c 
enhance over the yr. Boulder, CO, had the biggest third quarter over-the-year wage acquire at 18.4 
p.c. 

Giant County Employment in September 2019

New Hanover, NC, had the biggest over-the-year share enhance in employment (5.8 
p.c). Inside New Hanover, the biggest employment enhance occurred in leisure and 
hospitality, which gained 1,725 jobs over the yr (10.2 p.c).

Bay, FL, skilled the biggest over-the-year share lower in employment, with a loss 
of 5.9 p.c. Inside Bay, schooling and well being providers had the biggest employment lower 
with a lack of 2,347 jobs (-21.1 p.c).

Giant County Common Weekly Wage in Third Quarter 2019

Boulder, CO, had the biggest over-the-year share enhance in common weekly wages (18.4 
p.c). Inside Boulder, a mean weekly wage acquire of $1,016 (51.Eight p.c) in skilled 
and enterprise providers made the biggest contribution to the county’s enhance in common weekly 
wages.

Linn, IA, had the biggest over-the-year share lower in common weekly wages with a loss 
of two.6 p.c. Inside Linn, manufacturing had the biggest influence, with a mean weekly wage 
lower of $285 (-14.7 p.c) over the yr.

Ten Largest Counties

All the 10 largest counties had over-the-year share will increase in employment and common 
weekly wages. In September 2019, Maricopa, AZ, had the biggest over-the-year employment 
share acquire among the many 10 largest counties (3.2 p.c). Inside Maricopa, schooling and 
well being providers had the biggest employment enhance with a acquire of 14,264 jobs (4.5 p.c). 


In third quarter 2019, Dallas, TX, skilled the biggest over-the-year share acquire in 
common weekly wages among the many 10 largest counties (4.9 p.c). Inside Dallas, skilled 
and enterprise providers had the biggest influence, with a mean weekly wage enhance of $93 (6.5 
p.c) over the yr.

For Extra Info

The tables included on this launch comprise knowledge for the nation and for the 355 U.S. counties with 
annual common employment ranges of 75,000 or extra in 2018. September 2019 employment and 
third quarter 2019 common weekly wages for all states are offered in desk Three of this launch.

Essentially the most present information launch on quarterly measures of gross job flows is accessible from QCEW 
Enterprise Employment Dynamics at www.bls.gov/information.launch/pdf/cewbd.pdf.

A number of BLS regional workplaces situation QCEW information releases focused to native knowledge customers. Hyperlinks to 
these releases can be found at www.bls.gov/cew/regional-resources.htm.

QCEW knowledge can be found within the Census Enterprise Builder suite of net instruments aiding enterprise 
house owners and regional analysts in data-driven determination making at www.census.gov/knowledge/data-
instruments/cbb.html. 

The QCEW information launch schedule is accessible at www.bls.gov/cew/release-calendar.htm.

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The County Employment and Wages full knowledge replace for third quarter 2019 is scheduled 
to be launched on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (EST).

The County Employment and Wages information launch for fourth quarter 2019 is scheduled to 
be launched on Wednesday, Could 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).
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