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Jul
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
30

Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2016

Workers in the Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.98 in May 2016, about 12 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.

Jun
30

Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2016

Workers in the Great Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.15 in May 2016, about 20 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)528.3 527.5 526.5 526.0 525.2 (p)525.0

Employment(1)

(2)507.3 506.7 506.3 506.0 505.2 (p)504.6

Unemployment(1)

(2)21.0 20.7 20.3 19.9 20.0 (p)20.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

471.7 474.3 477.0 476.7 475.5 (p)474.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.9 2.4 2.2 1.7 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(4)

6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.2 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-6.8 -5.5 -4.1 -1.4 0.0 (p)2.8

Construction(4)

27.6 28.0 28.9 28.9 27.8 (p)27.8

12-month % change

2.2 4.5 7.0 6.6 2.2 (p)2.6

Manufacturing(4)

19.6 19.6 20.0 20.1 19.8 (p)20.0

12-month % change

1.6 0.0 2.0 2.6 1.5 (p)2.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

95.1 95.7 96.6 96.7 96.0 (p)94.6

12-month % change

-0.1 0.4 1.4 1.2 0.6 (p)-0.9

Information(4)

6.4 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.5 (p)6.5

12-month % change

0.0 1.6 1.6 4.8 1.6 (p)3.2

Financial Activities(4)

24.3 24.3 24.3 24.1 24.4 (p)24.9

12-month % change

2.5 2.1 2.5 1.7 3.0 (p)5.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

41.2 42.5 42.4 42.2 41.7 (p)42.1

12-month % change

2.0 4.7 4.2 3.4 2.7 (p)3.4

Education & Health Services(4)

75.2 75.8 75.6 75.8 76.1 (p)76.1

12-month % change

3.7 3.7 3.1 3.3 3.5 (p)3.5

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

65.2 65.1 65.5 64.9 65.9 (p)65.7

12-month % change

2.0 2.2 2.3 1.6 1.9 (p)2.0

Other Services(4)

18.3 18.4 18.5 18.5 18.0 (p)17.6

12-month % change

1.1 1.1 2.2 1.6 -1.6 (p)-3.3

Government(4)

91.9 91.5 91.7 91.9 92.1 (p)92.3

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.2 (p)1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Billings Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2017
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2017
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2017
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2017
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2017
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2017
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017