Monthly graphs showing the latest trends in the number of help wanted online advertisements for jobs in Oregon and six metro areas.
In fall 2012, employers reported 13,808 job vacancies as "difficult to fill." These vacancies were more likely to require education beyond high school, and much more likely to require previous work experience.
Middle-skill jobs are important to Oregon's economy. But how do they compare to low- and high-skill jobs?
In Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties, nearly one-third of fabricated metal manufacturers struggled to find qualified workers in 2011.
Find out what occupations have a lot of job openings and how much education you need to pursue them.
If you've been wondering what positions are going unfilled, and what companies are looking for in terms of education and experience, this report on job vacancies is for you.
The 2013 edition of Oregon Wage Information
provides wage data for hundreds of occupations. It offers a broad spectrum of wage rates from many sectors of Oregon's economy, and is designed to assist job seekers, employers, career planners, industrial developers, and others needing Oregon wage rates for specific occupations.
for a list of frequently asked questions about Oregon wage information data.
Whether you are looking for the largest industries, the occupations with the most job openings, or the fastest-growing occupations, you will find the information here.
What are the average wages for auto mechanics? What are beginning wages for accounting clerks? What are the going wages for experienced cooks? These tables provide answers to questions like these for occupational wages for the state and each region of Oregon.
The full publication, Oregon Wage Information 2013, can be viewed online.