With the use of hyperlinks there are several ways to access the tools and information items
from the Business module. The three most common ways are:
Starting a Business, Expanding a Business, Relocating a Business, Closing a Business, Employing
Youth, and Finding Workers are gateway topics to more information on that subject. You'll find links,
contact information, and services offered by Wisconsin organizations that provide business assistance
services throughout the State.
County summaries provide a snapshot view of county's top industries, and employers.
You'll find select data on population, top paying occupations, unemployment rate, and more.
Select the county of interest either from the map or from one of two lists
to the left of the map.
Occupation Profile provides information by county of selected occupations.
Some of the information provided are active job opening, skills and additional details, wage
information, occupation projections, apprenticeship programs, schools, licensing, potential
industries where an occupation may be found, and more.
Using a job title or a keyword related to a job, this tool enables you to select multiple counties
to review and compare wages. You can see entry, average and experienced level wages for the
counties selected, as well as state, metropolitan statistical area and balance of state areas.
A no fee, on-line posting of job orders to Job Center of Wisconsin. There are instructions for self registration.
The Large Employer Search is presented to give an understanding of the types and sizes of
companies and industries that employ workers in Wisconsin. Select the area type, area, ownership,
and industry sector you are interested in and press Get data for a list of the top 25 employers.
This information is updated on a quarterly basis.
For more detail, select an employer off the top 25 list to see the establishments owned by that
parent company. Select one of these establishments and the employer profile for that location is
provided. If the employer selected does not have multiple establishments, the profile is provided
When these published employers do not provide the needed industry or geographic detail for
economic development and local labor market research, contact us to request a custom tabulation
for detailed geographic areas. For more information see the
Custom Tabulations and Confidential Data
Requests fact sheet.
Labor Market Information (LMI) is a critical piece in your business strategic planning. LMI
can be used in making decisions for marketing, determining the available labor pool, hiring staff,
paying wages, determining site locations, or expanding your business.
Employer name, address, industry type and employee-size range is viewed by county.
There are three ways to select a county of interest. Once a county is selected there are three
ways in which you can obtain employer information about that county type in the specific
business name, select an industry or type in an occupation. Once you receive your results you
can view the employer profile for name, address, phone number, employee-size range and specific
type of industry.
NOTE: A maximum of 1,000 employers can be displayed at a time. If the list is
more than 1,000 employers, look for a notation at the bottom of the table
that reads: "Consider using the Employer Name search type and try adding more
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) highlights typical questions often asked by employers.
Additional resources to supplement or compliment this module.