ACLMIS (Alabama's Comprehensive Labor Market Information System)
Interactive database provides job
seeker/career assistance, industry/occupational/area profiles and detail, and training
Green Jobs in Alabama
Interactive portal for "green"
research and job opportunities. Includes labor market services in addition to identified
green jobs in Alabama.
US Census Bureau, Local Employment Dynamics
About Industry Focus
LED time series data uses censuses and surveys to provide a broad scope of information.
Included in this product are three applications: Quarterly Workforce Indicators
(QWI), Industry Focus, and OnTheMap (OTM).
OnTheMap for Emergency Management
This link will open on the US Census website. This page includes all the materials
information needed to get started such as a tutorial, system requirements, FAQ's,
and the link to start the application.
Employment Dynamics, Alabama and Area Reports
Industry Comparisons (PDF)
Use the following dropdown lists to view:
Industry Employment by Age
Chart display of Employment by Age group for the years 2003 through
2012 to show the changes in age distribution through the years. The Industries that
are highlighted represent those that currently have a large percentage of workers
over the age of 55.
Across All Industries
Selected Industries Across QWI's for 2003 and 2011
Tables which compare industries that are prevalent in the area based on all eight
QWI indicators; Employment, Employment Growth, Hiring Growth, Number of New Hires,
Firm Job change, Average Monthly Earnings, Growth in Average Monthly Earnings, and
Average New Hire Earnings. By presenting the top in 2003 and those in 2011 we can
see difference over the years in industry composition and growth.
Source: Local Employment Household Dynamics Partnership
between the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division, and
the US Census Bureau, Quarterly Workforce Indicators.
Industry Distribution Between 2001 and 2011
Pie chart comparing major industry employment distribution from one
decade to the next.
Workforce Profiles (OnTheMap Downloads in Excel
Employment and Demographic Characteristics of the workforce in
the selected area over 5 years. Includes jobs by age group, by earnings, by industry
sector. It also includes jobs by race, ethnicity, educational attainment, and sex
for 2009 and 2010.
Source: Partnership between the Alabama Department
of Labor, Labor Market Information Division and the US Census Bureau, Longitudinal
Employment Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program.
Mapped Alabama high-growth, emerging or existing industry clusters that are being
transformed by technology and innovation, requiring new or updated skill sets for
workers. Occupational wages and typical education for these clusters are presented
in the High Growth Job Initiative Posters.
Workforce Concentrations (PDF) Total employment, new hires, turnover, separations,
net job flows, and average monthly earnings are thematically mapped across all counties
using Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) indicators.
Career Cluster Products
(PDF) The career cluster posters represent the 16 career clusters identified by
the U.S. Department of Education, and adopted by the State of Alabama, that focus
on diverse pathways to achieving success. Alabama Department of Labor further defines
these career pathways by selecting common occupations with related education requirements,
work experience, wages and typical training needed, as defined by the U.S. Bureau
of Labor Statistics. Included in these lists are high skilled, high demand
and high wage occupations.
Select a poster
from the dropdown box.
brochure from the dropdown box.
High Growth Job Initiative
(PDF) These posters reflect the common occupations, related wages and typical training
needed for the industry clusters mapped in high-growth industry clusters. HTML version
Hot 40 Demand
(PDF) The Hot 40 are jobs expected
to be in highest demand based on projected growth, average annual openings,
and average annual salary. The poster includes a short description of the occupation,
training/education, and skills requirements.
Posters for Employer Workplace
Many requests from employers concern the required Alabama Child Labor Law, Workers'
Compensation and Unemployment informational posters needed for display in their
business. This link will take you to the Alabama Department of Labor's online
2012 Alabama State of the Workforce Report
Statewide and area reports are the
collaborative effort of several state agencies and the University of Alabama. Economic
analysis is presented by the Center for Business and Economic Research(CBER) and
the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR).
2011 Green Benefits Survey
(PDF) This survey reports
benefits offered by employers associated with products or services that improve
energy efficiency, expand use of renewable energy, or support environmental sustainability.
Business Employment Dynamics(BED) Newsletter
(PDF) STATE OF ALABAMA BUSINESS
EMPLOYMENT DYNAMICS: BED data are a quarterly measure of gross job gains (expansions
and openings) and gross job losses (contractions and closings) and is derived from
the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.
Commuting Pattern Reports
(PDF) Where do Alabama Residents
Work? Where do Alabama Workers Live? Includes
data for Inflow, Outflow, and Interior flow characteristics.
The Alabama Labor Market Information
Division produces projected employment by occupation and industry for the State
and Workforce Development Regions. National Projections are available from the Bureau
of Labor Statistics' Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections.
The Help Wanted Online Data Series™ fills a critical gap in the current U.S. economic
indicators by providing timely monthly measures of labor demand (advertised vacancies)
at the national, regional, State and metropolitan area levels. These monthly measures
are comparable in timing and geographic detail to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
(BLS) monthly measures of labor supply (unemployment).
2011 Benefits Survey
(PDF) Findings are organized by:
insurance, paid leave, retirement, miscellaneous benefits, and cost of benefits.
Survey findings are further summarized by industry, region of the state, and by
Alabama Green Report
(PDF) Reports the extent of the green labor market in plausible energy efficient
and renewable energy industries. Additionally, the report identifies occupations
and skill requirements characterized as ‘green’ within those industries in Alabama.
Census Older Worker Report
(PDF) The Geographic Distribution
and Characteristics of Older Workers in Alabama: 2009 data.
High Tech in Alabama
(PDF) Based on the Bureau of Labor
Statistics standards of High Technology Industries and Occupations, this report
displays the dispersion of high tech employment in the State and the Workforce Development
Regions (WDR). It concludes with employment projections for these high tech industries
and occupations for the State and regions.
Occupational Location Quotients
(PDF) These charts show the top
20 detailed occupations and the top 10 broad occupational groups with the highest
concentration of workers in a region. LQ's were calculated on base year projections
employment and may note declining projected outcomes. The link above contains all
regions. Use the dropdown here to select individual areas.
• Why Are We Hot? Alabama's Hot 40 High Demand Occupations|
& Career Planning – January 25, 2013
(Presented at the Career Development Conference 2013, Gardendale,
• Making Wise Career Decisions with LMI – November 15, 2012
(Presented at the Alabama Counselor Association 2012 Conference)
• Quarterly Workforce Indicators – January 30, 2013
PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
• LMI for Job Seekers - (approximately 45 minutes) – December 4, 2012
PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
• O*Net-My Next Move 2012 – October 24, 2012
• Location Quotients - (approximately 45 minutes) – September 14, 2012
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