(Includes Wages, Productivity, Employment/Unemployment)
Check the appropriate statistical tables in the following titles:
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment and Earnings Online
This web-only publication, Employment & Earnings Online, has replaced the monthly print publication, Employment & Earnings (E&E). The April 2007 issue was the final one to be issued on paper — in addition, this issue was the first one completely available in PDF format.
- Monthly Labor Review
- Employment and Earnings Online
Current Wage Developments
monthly (1957-64; 1968-date)
- Economic Indicators
Survey of Current Business
From the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
Occupational Employment Statistics (OES)
Produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.
- Wages by Area and Occupation
National Compensation Survey - Wages
These are published annually in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Bulletin series.
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Check with the librarian to identify specific bulletin numbers.
- Other current information is available in the pamphlet file under such headings as "Employment", "Labor", "Productivity", "Unemployment", and "Wages and Salaries". Ask the librarian to help you.
Current/retrospective information can also be obtained from the following sources:
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ (current year)
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This is a compilation of statistics on all facets of American life, collected by both governmental and non-governmental agencies. References are given with each table, citing the original source of the information. There is a detailed subject index.
- Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to
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This supplement to Statistical Abstract includes comparative historical statistics for the United States.
In addition to the sections of tables that apply, see the useful background information on other sources:
p. 146-161 -- for wages
p. 943-947 -- for productivity
p. 121-126 -- for employment/unemployment
- In the Dewey Catalog the headings include "Labor. Statistics",
"Labor. U.S.", "Labor Productivity", "Labor Supply", "Unemployed. U.S.",
and "Wages". In the Library of Congress Catalog the headings include
"Labor Economics", "Labor Productivity", "Labor Supply--United States",
- American Statistics Index/Abstract
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This publication covers statistical publications of the U.S. Government. Check such subject headings as "Earnings", "Employment and Unemployment", "Labor Productivity", and "Productivity."