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      Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)

The most detailed industry data available. QCEW provides number of jobs, number of businesses, and total payroll quarterly by State and county. Usually released six months after the end of the quarter.

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What's Included in QCEW Data?
Employment – Number of jobs by month or annual average.

Establishments – the number of business locations.

Payroll – total quarterly payroll.

Industry – Classified using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

Geography – California and counties.

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These Data Are Also Called
  • Detailed Industry Data
  • ES202 Program
  • Employment and Payroll Data

Industry Classification
The data provided in Labor Market Info use the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) to classify industries.

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