Wage Data

OES wage data for the nation and other states - comparable occupational wages as published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics 


Other New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Sites

New Jersey Employment Projections - Estimated and Projected employment by occupation and industry for New Jersey.

New Jersey Labor Market Information - Website for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Office of Research and Information (ORI) with the labor market information and economic data needed by business leaders, educators, public administrations and other decision makers to help them make the right choices. Includes: various census and demographic data as well as wage data, industry & occupational employment projections; trends & projections for population, labor force; also unemployment trends; information on choosing careers; plant closings, layoffs and business openings and expansions; residential building permit data; personal income; and unemployment insurance statistics.


Other Bureau Of Labor Statistics Sites

OES Homepage  - links to OES data, news releases, publications, FAQ’s, and more.

BLS Homepage - data on occupations; industries; demographics; inflation & consumer spending; wages, earnings & benefits; employment & unemployment; business costs; productivity and more.

BLS detailed methodology & technical notes for the OES Wage Survey - Includes detailed methodology & technical notes on OES Survey along with links to National, State, and MSA estimates as well as National “Occupational Profiles.”

Standard Occupational Classification page - BLS site for the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system.  Includes explanations, a User's Guide, a complete listing of SOC occupations and definitions, and information on 2018 SOC Revision.

BLS site for the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) classification system.

U.S Census Bureau's NAICS page contains keyword search and downloads for the 2007 and 2012 NAICS definitions. These latest OES estimates are the first to utilize the 2012 NAICS. Earlier estimates were based on the 2007 NAICS.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly - Online version of the BLS publication of the same name.