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The 2011 County Workforce Profiles provide snapshots of the labor
market for every Wisconsin county. Each profile includes analysis: of
the current and projected population dynamics, of the effect
those dynamics have upon the labor force, of the county industries and employers, of the occupational
patterns within industries and average wages, and of total personal income.
The series of 72 County Workforce Profiles are created by the labor market
analysts and economists in the Department of Workforce Development Office of Economic Advisors.
Profiles for Economic Development Regions are graphs and charts of the region's labor market,
demography and economy. Regional data is compared to state and national
Profiles for WDAs are graphs and charts of the region's labor market,
demography and economy. Regional data is compared to state and national averages.
This reference guide provides an overview of the Wisconsin apprenticeship system.
Included in this guide are working occupation descriptions, working conditions, training requirements,
application requirements, and a directory of apprenticeship training representatives and Technical College contacts.
Revised December 2012.
Business Employment Dynamics (BED), a US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) product, contain information on quarterly gross job gains and gross job losses. Gross job gains and gross job losses reveal aspects of business dynamics that underlie the net employment changes that are reported in monthly nonfarm estimates and in quarterly covered employment and wages (QCEW) data. New numbers are available nine months after the completion of each quarter.
County-to-county worker flows examine interconnections between the
state's counties. This publication provides estimates for commuting
destinations of county residents, the origin of county workers, and typical
travel times of county residents.
Published: May 2013
The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
program provides the most complete set of monthly employment and
quarterly wage data for the State and county levels.
The data pertain to workers covered by
Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance (UI) laws and Federal civilian
workers covered by the Unemployment Compensation for Federal
Employees (UCFE) program. Covered
employment reported by these sources provides a virtual census of
payroll employment about 155,000 business establishments and 2.7
million employees. Quarterly and annual data
NOTE: Changes impacting the display of specific NAICS sectors became effective in October 2012. These sectors are 31-33 (Manufacturing), 44-45 (Retail Trade), and 48-49 (Transportation and Warehousing). Publications were re-created for
1st quarter 2011 through 1st quarter 2012.
The 2013 quarterly report
maps the number of initial claims by county and identifies areas of the
state where people reside who have recently filed for unemployment insurance benefits.
Revised January 2014.
Skill Explorer is a new job search tool that goes beyond job titles to find opportunities that match the skills and training you have –
but in career fields you may not have considered. You only need a working knowledge of your employment history.
Skill Explorer shows you more options, and more options mean a better chance to find a job.
As the name implies this 49 page document is about how to use the
labor market analysis for local economic planning. The information is
timeless. Revised August 2006.
In Wisconsin, Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are required to complete a survey when renewing their license.
The RN Survey Summary summarizes the characteristics of the 78,159 RN’s in the state in 2012.
The LPN Survey Summary includes information collected from 14,165 LPNs in 2011.
The information reported provides invaluable insight into these Wisconsin occupations.
This survey process will continue in future years providing updated information every other year for each nursing group.