Online Sources of Job Market Data
Idaho Department of Labor
Other States’ Labor Departments
US Department of Labor’s Index of Individual State’s Labor Departments – Plan to live elsewhere? Visit that state’s Labor Department website to find job market information.
Collegiate Employment Research Institute
Recruiting Trends Reports – Click on the latest Recruiting Trends Reports to learn about hiring outlook by industry and geographic region, in-demand degrees, and more.
Center on Education and the Workforce
- Center on Education and the Workforce Reports – Find reports providing job market and educational requirement projections.
- CEW State Reports – Find reports relevant to the state in which you want to live.
Career Information Databases
- US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook – View lists of fastest growing or highest paying jobs, or look up occupations of interest for detailed information and employment statistics.
- Career OneStop (Sponsored by the US Department of Labor) – Learn about what industries are growing or declining. Also a centralized place to look up occupations of interest and get job market data for whatever state you’re interested in.
- O*NET (Sponsored by the US Department of Labor) – Find occupations that match your personality, abilities, or values and get summary occupational and job market info.
- Idaho Department of Labor’s Idaho Career Information System – This Idaho-specific career information database lets you view employment statistics for specific occupations by region of the state, and also view lists of Idaho employers.