Food manufacturing, which turns livestock and agricultural products into other products for consumption, is responsible for Green Bay’s cheese and Seattle’s coffee. This industry made up nearly 1.5 million wage-and-salary jobs in the United States in 2014—about three times the number of crop production jobs—making it a significant employer.
We saw in our recent analysis that when it comes to breweries, not all US states are created equal. The same is true for general ease of getting a drink—any alcoholic drink.Last week, we teamed up with CareerBuilder to determine the cities, states, and counties with the most bartenders per capita. There are nearly 580,000 […]
Low gas prices and a healthy job market led to record high car sales in 2014, and some of those sales—particularly pick-up truck and compact SUV sales—have continued through 2015. Since someone has to be making those sales, servicing those cars, and drawing up those financial documents, EMSI decided to take a look at what this sales boom means for the labor market.
Sales jobs aren’t hot and new; they’ve been around forever and can be found in almost every company and industry in the world, so it’s easy to sort of forget about them. Besides that, a career in sales contains certain challenges; you have to sell things, for starters, and your pay is usually very dependent on […]
In this article, we consider the growth, wages, and hotspots for nurse practitioners and family practitioners. We can already guess which pays better, but which occupation has the healthiest growth? In which cities are they the most concentrated?
With nearly 9,000 new jobs (9% growth) since 2009, the chefs and head cooks occupation looks promising for those who want to forge a dependable career with a spatula.
What’s the job number going to be this month? That question gets thrown around a lot, as does analysis and commentary of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report once it’s released the first Friday of every month. With so much attention paid to the national jobs picture, we decided to use our labor market […]
EMSI contributed jobs data to The Wall Street Journal’s Lauren Weber and Melissa Korn, who co-wrote a story on the changing nature of entry-level work.
For the few metropolitan areas becoming more specialized in design jobs, there are a few surprises at the top of the list. Some have merely performed a little better than the nation and others are seeing substantial upticks after the downturn.
For the past 10 years, EMSI has provided structural labor market data via Analyst, a web-based labor market analysis tool used broadly by higher education, economic development, workforce development and business professionals. For the past couple of years we have been working with CareerBuilder to develop a solid database of job posting analytics that can […]