The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.
The BLS is the major source of employment and earnings data in the United States. Major BLS datasets used by Lightcast include
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS)
National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix (NIOEM)