Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Office of Publications & Special Studies
PRINT:Print

Publications

Latest Publications

The Economics Daily

Nonunion workers had weekly earnings 81 percent of union members in 2019 


February 28, 2020
Among full-time wage and salary workers, union members had median usual weekly earnings of $1,095 in 2019, while those who were not union members had median weekly earnings of $892. Full Text »
Recent TED articles

Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review

Occupational employment and wage differences across cohorts of establishments  
Elizabeth Weber Handwerker, David S. Piccone Jr, Elizabeth Cross
(PDF)  

 

Beyond the Numbers

The 2020 census and CES employment

This Beyond the Numbers article describes how census workers affect CES employment estimates. Typically, a mass movement of workers onto—and then off of—the Census Bureau payroll occurs around the turn of every decade.
Read full article 

Career Outlook


Spotlight on Statistics


Commissioner's Corner

    Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Copyrights and BLS Publications

    • The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a Federal government agency and everything that we publish, both in hard copy and electronically, is in the public domain, except for previously copyrighted photographs and illustrations. You are free to use our public domain material without specific permission, although we do ask that you cite the Bureau of Labor Statistics as the source.
    • The public domain use of our materials includes linking to our website. You do not need to obtain special permission from the BLS to link to our site.

    BLS Emblem

    BLS Emblem
    • The BLS emblem, and its variations, which are displayed on the BLS website, as well as on BLS publications and other BLS products, are federally registered trademarks. Unauthorized use of the BLS emblem is prohibited. All rights reserved.

    Contact & Help