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Jun
21

Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2018

Workers in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.45 in May 2018, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.

Jun
19

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2019

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.15 per hour in the South to $39.07 in the Northeast during March 2019.

Jun
17

County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2018

Employment increased in the three largest Arkansas counties from December 2017 to December 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,353.1 1,355.4 1,357.8 1,359.5 1,360.5 (p)1,361.9

Employment(1)

(2)1,303.4 1,304.9 1,306.6 1,308.7 1,310.9 (p)1,313.4

Unemployment(1)

(2)49.7 50.5 51.2 50.7 49.6 (p)48.5

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,269.4 1,272.0 1,273.2 1,273.1 1,273.9 (p)1,273.2

12-month % change

1.0 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.1 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(4)

5.8 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 (p)5.7

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 (p)-5.0

Construction(4)

50.6 51.3 50.8 52.2 53.5 (p)52.9

12-month % change

-0.8 1.2 0.0 3.2 6.2 (p)4.5

Manufacturing(4)

163.1 163.3 165.0 164.9 163.9 (p)163.0

12-month % change

2.6 2.6 3.2 3.0 2.4 (p)1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

253.5 253.9 253.4 252.4 251.9 (p)252.6

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 0.8 0.3 0.2 (p)0.4

Information(4)

11.1 11.2 11.1 11.0 11.0 (p)11.0

12-month % change

0.9 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -0.9 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(4)

60.9 60.9 60.9 60.7 60.8 (p)60.5

12-month % change

1.8 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.0 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(4)

145.7 146.6 146.9 146.6 146.9 (p)147.9

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 (p)0.7

Education & Health Services(4)

191.9 192.6 192.4 192.5 192.6 (p)192.5

12-month % change

0.9 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.9 (p)0.7

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

120.5 120.1 120.1 120.4 120.2 (p)119.9

12-month % change

2.4 1.9 1.6 1.9 2.0 (p)1.8

Other Services(4)

53.5 53.2 53.6 53.6 54.0 (p)54.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 (p)1.1

Government(4)

212.8 213.0 213.2 213.0 213.3 (p)213.0

12-month % change

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.7 (p)0.8

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2019
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2019
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2019
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019