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Newsletters
This monthly newsletter contains the latest information on trends in employment and unemployment, as well as providing in-depth coverage of a wide range of economic and labor market topics.
Aug-01-2014
A Local Labor Trends newsletter is published each month for the 13 regions within the state, and each contains the most recent information on local area employment and unemployment.
Aug-01-2014
A complete set of Local Labor Trends newsletters for each of 13 regions within the state. It contains the most recent information on local area employment and unemployment.
Jul-01-2014
Reports & Analysis
The share of the population 16 years old and over that is employed or unemployed has fallen to the lowest level since the late 1970s. This report explores the three major reasons for falling participation: the aging workforce, younger workers declining population, and the results of the Great Recession.
Jul-22-2014
If you're looking for a current indicator of which industries, occupation groups, and geographic areas have job vacancies, these quarterly snapshots from the Oregon Job Vacancy Survey are for you.
Apr-01-2014
Businesses reported that almost half (48%) of Oregon's job vacancies in 2013 were "difficult to fill."
Jun-18-2014
What are the average wages for auto mechanics? What are beginning wages for accounting clerks? What are the going wages for experienced cooks? These tables provide answers to questions like these for occupational wages for the state and each region of Oregon.

Jun-12-2014
Find out what occupations have a lot of job openings and how much education you need to pursue them.
Jun-10-2014
Find out what occupations have a lot of job openings and how much education you need to pursue them.
Jun-12-2014
Young workers account for a disproportionate share of overall unemployment and falling labor force participation. This report explores the reasons why.
May-29-2014
If you've been wondering what positions are going unfilled, and what companies are looking for in terms of education and experience, this report on job vacancies is for you.
Feb-25-2014
This publication is aimed at the career planning needs of students. It contains information about how to select and prepare for a career.
Nov-19-2013
Provides a wide range of information related to Oregon's workforce including the degree of churning in the workforce and wage distributions for the state's firms and employees. For more information regarding these tables, see UI Wage File Reports.
Oct-01-2013
Employment and wage data by industry for those workers covered by unemployment insurance (262 pages). Search for employer-reported employment and wage data at the Covered Employment and Wages Data Center.
Nov-15-2013
This report provides detailed information about the benefits offered by Oregon employers, along with the changes in health and retirement benefit costs and offerings over the past year.
Feb-14-2013
Middle-skill jobs are important to Oregon's economy. But how do they compare to low- and high-skill jobs?
Jul-19-2012
In Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties, nearly one-third of fabricated metal manufacturers struggled to find qualified workers in 2011.
Jul-06-2012
A model examines which Oregon occupations may represent the best investment of public-sector workforce and training dollars.
Apr-23-2012
A new survey of employers finds that green jobs make up 3 percent of Oregon's workforce.
Feb-02-2012
Oregon's natural resources industries employed 122,730 workers in 2009, according to a recent survey. This report includes job counts, information on green jobs, employer preferences for worker training, and the use of specialized tools and technologies.
Jun-28-2011
Oregon's per capita personal income has long been below the national average. This report presents a detailed analysis of Oregon's per capita income and the reasons it is low.
Nov-29-2010
STEM Brochures
Eight STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) brochures include basic wage and employment data as well as a number of interesting characteristics about each broad STEM area they cover. They help show students the various career opportunities available in STEM-related fields.
Mar-26-2013
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Green Jobs Brochures
Learn more about the skills, training, and employment opportunities for 10 occupations with green jobs in Oregon.
Sep-14-2011
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The targeted dates for national, state, and local-area releases of the unemployment rate and employment survey data have been set for 2014.
Jan-06-2014
Search Around the State, a weekly summary of employment-related news from around Oregon.
The Business Employment Dynamics (BED) show the dynamic labor market flows that underlie the net changes in aggregate employment levels. This change in employment is the net result of gross job gains and gross job losses that occur at establishments throughout the economy.
Jul-01-2013
Fast Facts is a monthly snapshot of key indicators of workforce trends.
Jun-25-2014
The latest update on the state of employment and unemployment in Oregon.
Jul-15-2014
A data sheet that provides the most recent monthly estimated labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates for the U.S., Oregon, and labor market areas within the state.
Jul-21-2014
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These packets provide population, occupational, and applicant characteristics by sex and minority status. This information is tailored to the needs of people responsible for creating affirmative action plans.
Feb-14-2013
Tables of monthly and annual average agricultural employment by area.
Jan-01-2013
These data tables contain annual and monthly average weekly earnings, average hourly earnings, and average weekly hours for all employees.
Jan-01-2013
These data tables contain average weekly earnings, average hourly earnings, and average weekly hours for all employees.
Jul-21-2014
This data table shows year-to-date CPI data for the U.S. and Portland, plus annual average data back to 1970.
Jul-22-2014
Whether you are looking for the largest industries, the occupations with the most job openings, or the fastest-growing occupations, you will find the information here.
Apr-14-2014
Monthly graphs showing the latest trends in the number of help wanted online advertisements for jobs in Oregon and six metro areas.
Jul-02-2014
High-wage, high-demand, and high-skill occupations are presented by workforce region.
Mar-18-2014
Presents a variety of data elements the Oregon Employment Department gathers in the course of taking requests for workers from employers.
Jul-10-2014
These tables contain annual average and monthly labor force, unemploment, and employment by industry for each labor market area.
Jan-01-2012
These tables contain annual data on population, labor force, covered employment and payroll, gross farm sales, per capita income, and housing permits for each labor market area.
Nov-01-2013
These tables contain per capita personal income data compiled by the Bureau of Economic Analysis for the U.S., Oregon, and each labor market area.
Nov-26-2013
A table showing the population of the state and the counties for each year from 2000-2013.
Dec-16-2013
These regional table provide employment data by industry and occupation. Whether you are looking for the largest industries, the occupations with the most job openings, or the fastest-growing occupations, you will find the information here.
Mar-12-2014
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Wages increase and unemployment decreases with higher levels of education.
Sep-05-2013
Los altos niveles de educación hacen que los sueldos aumenten y el desempleo disminuya.
Sep-05-2013
Are you a parent, do you work in education, or do you work with parents? This brochure is full of career guidance information for parents to help their children's career development.
Apr-07-2008
Pass the word along about QualityInfo! Share our brochure with workforce developers, job and career seekers, educators and trainers.
Mar-12-2009
A colorful, downloadable poster with Oregon's definition of a green job.
May-13-2010
A downloadable poster spotlighting a way to find expanded information on growing a green career in several featured occupations.
Aug-29-2011
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Esta publicación se dirige a las necesidades de planificación de carrera de estudiantes. Contiene la información sobre cómo seleccionar y prepararse para una carrera. Carrera de estudiantes. Contiene la información sobre cómo seleccionar y prepararse para una carrera.
Jan-07-2014
Busca algo que puede ayudar a los estudiantes a explorar la publicación Carreras en Oregon 2014? La guía contiene varias actividades abreviadas para usar en la clase.
Jan-07-2014
¿Tiene hijos?, ¿Trabaja en el sistema de educación? o ¿Trabaja con padres de familia? Esta publicación es una guía completa de carreras profesionales para que los padres ayuden a sus hijos en su desarrollo profesional.
Apr-07-2008