Labor Market Information

Resources related to employment and workforce data including data about employment by location and occupation, labor supply and demand, earnings, unemployment and demographics of the labor force

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Dallas, Texas' New Skills ready network team, focusing on developing a community-aligned view of labor market information (LMI) and creating a collaborative approach to work-based learning supported by a virtual internship toolkit.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This Advance CTE policy brief is designed to help states build better career pathways and offers promising practices for enhancing the career preparation ecosystem by leveraging labor market information (LMI) to align programs to high-skill, high-wage and in-demand occupations.

  • Research/ Report
January 2021

This resource developed by JFF is a guide to aid stakeholders in the task of researching and putting together the appropriate knowledge base needed to design and communicate about career pathways experiences that are aligned with local labor markets.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2020

This guide from the National Governors Association provides a roadmap for state policymakers to prepare for the future workforce. The report identifies three essential system transformations that are necessary to facilitate the transition through the fourth industrial revolution.

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from JFF examines data from across the country revealing the promise and challenges of high school skilled trades education.

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from Lumnia, Gallup, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Omidyar Network finds that workers with industry recognized certifications but no postsecondary degree have greater earning potential and career advancement than workers with just a high school diploma.

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This report from Advance CTE describes approaches that states are taking to partner across agencies to access and review labor market information; develop definitions for high skill, high wage and in demand; provide local flexibility, and disseminate the information widely to key audiences.

  • Policy
January 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Office of Higher Education released the Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool, which provides wage and employment reports by institution and by program for individuals who graduated within the past few years.