Wages & Economic Data

Looking for information on wages, benefit packages or local labor conditions? You're in the right place. Our research analysts and labor economists strive to provide you with the best wage and labor force data possible so you can make better business and hiring decisions. Listed below are just a few of the labor market information topics we cover. Choose one or learn more at


Every year we survey Idaho businesses to gather employment and wage data for over 750 occupations.

Occupational Employment and Wages


Every month we count the number of people working by where they live. The results are used to develop monthly labor force estimates like the unemployment rate.

Preliminary County Data Excel | PDF

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Idaho's Largest Employers

The list of the largest private and public employers provides a sampling of the types and sizes of companies and industries that employ workers in Idaho. The Idaho Business Directory is an online tool providing more detail on many more Idaho businesses.

See top businesses

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