Ohio Labor Market Information

Welcome to Ohio Labor Market Information

Your source for reports and data about employment levels, unemployment rates, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers.

What occupations have the most annual openings? How much do they pay? How many workers are unemployed? If you have questions like these, we have the answers. If you have any problems finding the Labor Market Information (LMI) you need, please contact us. We are happy to assist you.

The OhioLMI mobile application is now available!

Offering user-friendly, interactive visualizations of the Ohio statewide labor force and payroll jobs estimates, and unemployment rates for Ohio, its 88 counties, and 12 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).

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Unemployment Rates
Area Dec'19 Nov'19 Dec'18
Ohio 4.2% 4.2% 4.6%
Ohio not seasonally adjusted 3.8% 3.8% 4.8%
U.S. 3.5% 3.5% 3.9%
U.S. not seasonally adjusted 3.4% 3.3% 3.7%

** Note: Statewide unemployment rates and nonagricultural wage & salary data are released on Fridays. County unemployment rates are posted the following week. See Press Release Dates for details.

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What's New

The Energy and Chemicals industry cluster report is a basic profile of the industry cluster and includes employment, establishment and wage trends for the cluster as whole and the industries making up the cluster.

Ohio Business Establishments: Growing to Record Levels focuses on the growing number of private business establishments in Ohio.

Labor Market Information in Review: 2018 Annual Economic Report reviews Ohio's employment situation, past employment trends and employment outlook.

The Ohio County Economic Profiles provide a snapshot of key economic indicators useful for strategic planning, economic development, training development, and policy development.

The Ohio Leading Indicators report uses an annualized growth rate to forecast employment growth for Ohio and its eight largest MSAs for the next six months.

Worker Inflow & Outflow reports (based on 2017 data) provide information about workers in your county and can help you understand where your workers are going for work, where they come from, and your workforce relationship with other counties.

Ohio Shale: Quarterly Economic Trends for Ohio Oil and Gas Industries examines quarterly and annual industry and employment changes for select oil and gas industries.


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