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September 2016 - Minnesota Employment Review

Download this issue in PDF or use the links below to select an article.

Minnesota's Tight Labor Market

A description of the LMI Job Vacancy Tool and what it says about the tight labor market we’re seeing in Minnesota currently.

Southwest Minnesota Wages: From Top to Bottom

Everyone wants to know about median wages. Here is a look at high end and low end wages in Southwest Minnesota instead.

M is for Mortician

It may not be everyone’s first choice, but Minnesota will always need morticians. Find out what they do and what they’re paid.

N is for Night Watchman

Night watchman is a wonderful part time or second job and a foot in the door for other positions in the corrections field.

Shortcuts - JobSTAT

Here’s a shortcut for those who want to use their previous experience in a new position. The agency has a tool for that.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of what industries saw employment growth from August 2015 to August 2016

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for August 2016

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for August 2016, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.

Consumer Price Index

Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for August 2016

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.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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

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