Additional resources for job seekers: School Districts – State Crime Rates and Crime Types – Population, Household Income, Health Coverage Statistics, and More
MuniNet Job Market Research Helps You Answer Questions About Your Next Job and the Employment Environment. Use Our Tools Below to Start Researching.
Where is there job growth in my field?
MuniNet has created a powerful visualization that allows you to look at official government data on sector employment growth in individual states. Select the industry sector you want to view from the list under the map (default map is Manufacturing), and scroll over any state to look at how that job market sector performed in 2017.
For manufacturing, Nevada saw an impressive 12.9% increase in employment year over year, leading all states, while Alaska trailed all states with a -6% change in manufacturing employment.
What is the pay scale for my occupation?
MuniNet uses government data to bring you employment growth and median wage scales for hundreds of occupations. Scroll through or use the search bar to find or type in your current or desired title for hourly wage and median annual income scales.
What jobs are available in my city?
Partnering with ZipRecruiter and JuJu, MuniNet Guide allows you to search for jobs throughout the country. Free-type your desired job title or keyword to search for the latest openings (example below). You have the option to narrow your search by using drop down lists to select any state and city in the country.
Find your next job on our Job Search Page.
What is the employment environment like in my area?
MuniNet allows you to search the rolling ten-year history of labor force, employment, and unemployment rates for any metropolitan area in the U.S., as well as unemployment data for all 50 states plus D.C. and Puerto Rico (example of Tampa-St. Petersburg metro below). Our charts compare local unemployment trends with state and national figures, to help you see what the current environment is like in your area, as well as previous trends.
Start researching in our Employment Database.
Look for additional job market and job search resources from our partners, and review our hand-picked Top Picks below, for some of the best sites for researchers and others.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - Department of Labor
Principal Federal statistical agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - Current Employment Statistics Program
Monthly survey that provides employment, hours, and earnings estimates for states and metropolitan areas based on payroll records of business establishments.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - Employment Projections
Develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future. Includes news releases, databases, and publications.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides career information on what workers do, education and training, pay, job outlook, and state and area data for hundreds of occupations.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Labor Market & Economic Data
International HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Provides economic and job surveys, data and reports.