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 May'19 Apr'19 May'18
Ohio 4.1% 4.2% 4.6%
Ohio not seasonally adjusted 3.5% 3.3% 4.1%
U.S. 3.6% 3.6% 3.8%
U.S. not seasonally adjusted 3.4% 3.3% 3.6%

** 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 BioHealth 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. Also covered are long-term industry and occupation projections (2016-2026) as well as the age and education characteristics of workers in the industry.

Worker Inflow & Outflow reports (based on 2015 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.

The Unemployment Rate Map Tool provides access to archived county unemployment rate maps going back to January 2006.

Unemployment Rate Methodology explains how the monthly unemployment rate is calculated for the nation, states and substate areas. (JFS 08010)

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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