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February 2017 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Occupations, Vacancies, and the Cost of Living in Southeast Minnesota

Southeast Minnesota has lots of occupations from which to choose, but only some cover basic living expenses. Fortunately, they are spelled out here.

How Did We Help You in 2016?

Everyone likes to be liked, especially us. Here’s proof that at least some people like us at least part of the time. Thank you.

W is for Waitstaff

Openings abound for waiters and waitresses. It’s a good job to start your work life with, and some people like it so much they stay with it as a career.

X is for X-ray (Radiologic) Technician

Wondering about X, were you? Well, here it is!

Fun With Statistics

New firms provide new jobs that the purchase of a going business may not. Cool map alert!

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by industry.

Regional Analysis

An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for January 2017, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.

Consumer Price Index

Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for January 2017.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment, and unemployment estimates.

Current Employment Statistics

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offer a snapshot of the health of the economy.
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