An official website of the United States government
The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.
The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the American economy added 194,000 jobs in the month of September, and the unemployment rate was 4.8 percent, down from 5.2 percent in August.
If you’re considering an IT career, these nine occupations are projected to grow and all pay above – some well above! – the median 2020 annual wage of $41,950 for all jobs.
BLS projects there will be nearly 36 million Hispanic workers in the labor force by 2030, up from 10.7 million in 1990. During Hispanic Heritage Month, learn more about their vital contributions to our economy.
Many growing careers focus on protecting workers and the general public. Here are 10 safety-related occupations that all pay at least the median annual wage.
Looking for a new job or considering a career change? Passionate about the environment? Here are nine jobs you should know about.
In every economic recession of the last 50 years, Black women have had higher unemployment rates than white men – and the recovery rates of Black men and women have been slower than white workers. Read how building a more inclusive economy benefits us all.
ODEP’s creation 20 years ago heralded an important shift in how we talk about disability and employment in America, one focused not on whether people with disabilities can work, but rather the strategies and supports that drive the change needed to make work happen.