Looking at EMSI’s recently released 2013.3 dataset, it quickly became evident that fast-food occupations aren’t the only low-wage fields growing in the five boroughs of New York City.
Even with the almost-insatiable demand for information technology (IT) workers, historic wages and other data don’t indicate a dramatic shortage. We explore using the freshest labor market data available.
Calculated Risk has a fresh look at the boom and bust of real estate in California, showing the precipitous decline in the number of real estate sales agent licensees. In this post, we look at employment data for the U.S. and California to see how labor market data stacks up to the number of licensees.
To give you an idea of what Analyst for Canada can do, we thought we would start by getting a broad picture of Canada’s workforce in 2012. We’re going to use Analyst to find out what the best-paying, fastest-growing jobs in Canada were in 2012, and where they’re growing the fastest.
Based on our just-finalized data release, the six occupations with the highest growth rate from 2011-2012 (and seven of the top 10) are riding the fossil-fuel wave. We explore each in detail.
We explore the growth of the management consulting field, especially among those who work on the side as consultants, and where it’s grown the most (hint: Washington, D.C. and state capitals with government-heavy workforces).
Which metros are becoming more competitive (that is, gaining a larger share of total job creation) and which are losing their share of the jobs being created. We take a look using shift-share analysis.
Private industries have added more than 3.9 million estimated jobs from 2010 to 2012 (a 4% increase). During the same timeframe, the public sector has contracted by nearly half a million jobs (a 2% decrease).
From 2009-2012, information security analysts added more than 15,000 new jobs, which amounts to 5% growth. The average wage is quite high ($36 per hour) and there are now nearly 314,000 of these jobs in the U.S.
If there is an occupation that typifies the high-tech, advanced nature of domestic manufacturing, it’s computer control programmers and operators. In this post, we look at where workers in this occupation are concentrated, what knowledge and skills they require, and the top industries that staff them.