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The County Workforce Profiles provide snapshots of the labor
market for every Wisconsin county. Each profile includes analysis of
the current and projected population dynamics, the effect on the labor force, county industries and employers,
occupational patterns within industries, average wages, and total personal income.
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.
Business Employment Dynamics (BED), a US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) product, contain information on quarterly gross job gains and gross job losses.
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.
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 counties.
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.
The 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.
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.
In Wisconsin, Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are required to complete a survey when renewing their license.
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.