The software publishing industry has been steadily carving out a niche in Oregon over the last few decades.
Access to historical employment and wage information has never been easier. Our on-line database contains over 20 years of detailed industry data for Oregon and all counties.
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) monthly survey provides the most up-to-date employment estimates available. Industry employment figures are available for all labor market areas in Oregon.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
The Voice is an online information center about what's happening in Oregon's dynamic manufacturing sector. It collects and consolidates news, resources, programs, and contacts from companies, consortia, industry and labor groups, education and training providers, and government organizations.
Analysis of the employment and unemployment data for March 2013.
Business Employment Dynamics data show net job gains along with a slight drop in the number of businesses in mid-2012.
The Office of Economic Analysis expects slow employment growth to continue.
Employment growth was a bit stronger than initially reported during 2012.
Parents in the Beaver State have higher labor force participation rates than the average across the nation.
Since 2008, Oregon wages have risen at almost exactly the same rate as inflation.
Oregon's construction sector is feeling the pain of the national housing downturn.
Increases in productivity and new options in the printing marketplace are two ways technology has reduced employment in printing.
Snowsports drive winter tourism in Oregon, which has a significant impact on the state's economy.
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Various sporting goods stores around the state cater to the needs of outdoor and sporting enthusiasts.
This monthly newsletter contains the latest information on trends in employment and unemployment, as well as providing in-depth coverage of a wide range of economic and labor market topics.
A Local Labor Trends newsletter is published each month for the 13 regions within the state, and each contains the most recent information on local area employment and unemployment.
In Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties, nearly one-third of fabricated metal manufacturers struggled to find qualified workers in 2011.
Higher and mid-wage jobs accounted for 60 percent of jobs lost during the recession, but less than one-third of the jobs gained since.
This analysis compares trends in employment, wage, and worker trends in seven identified green sectors and Oregon's overall economy.
A new survey of employers finds that green jobs make up 3 percent of Oregon's workforce.