This office collects and disseminates information about employment levels and trends, wages and earnings, estimates of labor availability, industrial and occupational projections, business staffing patterns, career planning information, and labor force demographics. This data is used to describe a local area’s economic picture, which impacts social, fiscal, technological and economic policies, employer hiring and other business decisions, allocation of funds by policy makers, individual career choices, and educational programs.
550 S. 16th St.
P.O. Box 94600
Lincoln, NE 68509-4600
Phone: (402) 471 - 2600
Fax: (402) 471 - 9867
Please note: If you have a question regarding job openings, training programs or WIOA training and funding eligibility, please contact your nearest Nebraska Department of Labor office.
Current Employment Statistics
The Current Employment Statistics unit provides monthly nonfarm payroll estimates and estimates of hours and earnings for manufacturing and services industries for state and substate areas.
Phone: (800) 338-2376
Phone: (402) 471-6764
Industry Employment Statistics (Quarterly Census
of Employment and Wages)
Quarterly tabulation of employment and wages of establishments which report to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs.
Phone: (800) 338-2376
Phone: (402) 471-4284
Fax: (402) 471-9867
Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The LAUS program provides monthly and annual average estimates for labor force, employment, unemployment, and the unemployment rate for state and substate areas.
Phone: (402) 471-9841
Phone: (402) 471-7079
Occupational Wages and Employment
The OES program provides estimates of current industry staffing patterns and wages by occupation for the state and substate areas.
Phone: (877) 277-4558
Phone: (402) 471-9954
Workforce Information and Publications
The Workforce Information Grant unit provides other Nebraska workforce information such as labor availability, industry and occupational employment projections, regional reviews, high wage, high skill, and high demand (H3) occupations, graduate outcomes, licensed occupations, green jobs, the Nebraska Workforce Trends magazine and resources for career exploration.
Phone: (800) 876-1377
Phone: (402) 471-9961