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Help Wanted OnLine™ / Online Job Ads Statistics

The Help Wanted OnLine™ Data Series (HWOL) provides timely monthly measures of labor demand (advertised vacancies) at the national, regional, state, and metropolitan area levels. These monthly measures are comparable in timing and geographic detail to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) monthly measures of labor supply (unemployment).

Things you will find in this data series:

  • Top 10 Occupations with the most job ads in your area
  • Top 10 employers with the most job ads in your area
  • Number of job ads vs. the number of unemployed
  • Cities with the most jobs ads

Online Job Advertisement Data – (HWOL Data Series) Statewide Data


Bakersfield-Delano MSA Merced MSA Sacramento-Arden Arcade- Roseville MSA Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta MSA
Chico MSA Modesto MSA Salinas MSA Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA
El Centro MSA Napa MSA San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos MSA Santa Rosa-Petaluma MSA
Fresno MSA Oakland-Fremont-Hayward MD San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD Stockton MSA
Hanford-Corcoran MSA Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA Vallejo-Fairfield MSA
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MSA Redding MSA San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles MSA Visalia-Porterville MSA
Madera-Chowchilla MSA Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine MSA Yuba City MSA