Latest Publications

The Economics Daily

Median weekly earnings $783 for women, $965 for men, in first quarter 2018 

April 20, 2018
Median weekly earnings of the nation's 113.4 million full-time wage and salary workers were $881 in the first quarter of 2018. That was 1.8 percent higher than a year earlier, compared with a gain of 2.2 percent in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) over the same period. Women had median weekly earnings of $783, or 81.1 percent of the $965 median for men. Full Text »
Recent TED articles

Monthly Labor Review

Great Recession, great recovery? Trends from the Current Population Survey  
Evan Cunningham


Beyond the Numbers

The facts of the faller: Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities to loggers 2006–2015

Logging workers deal with a set of working conditions unique among all other occupations. Logging jobs are characterized by strenuous work, long hours, seasonal employment, and some of the most hazardous conditions in the workforce. Loggers often work many hours at remote locations in harsh weather conditions, with limited access to medical services.
Read full article 

Career Outlook

Spotlight on Statistics

Commissioner's Corner

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Reports & Bulletins

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