Welcome to “Discover Arkansas”
Your source for Labor Market Information for the State of Arkansas. Whether you are an employer, job seeker, student, researcher or economic analyst, this dynamic, interactive site provides the labor and economic information you need to make informed decisions.
Arkansas Labor Market
State Capital: Little Rock
Arkansas State Capitol
Unemployment Rate (July 2006)
Civilian Labor Force (July 2006)
Civilian Employment (July 2006)
Covered Employment (Annual 2004)
Average Weekly Earnings (Covered/Annual 2004)
Nonfarm Payroll Jobs (July 2006)
Occupational Employment & Wages (OES Survey)
Employment Projections (2002-2012 % Growth)
Income (Median Family Income/Annual 2006)
U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI-U/July 2006)
Main Pages of “Discover Arkansas”
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Create a personal web page and store articles, publications and data queries (New User)
Explore career options or search for a job
Labor Market Info
Explore areas or occupations; find employers, schools or training programs
Make customized data queries for viewing, downloading and printing data tables
Specialty Information Pages
Local Workforce Investment Area Statistics
City of Little Rock
North Central Western
High Demand Targeted Jobs
Find information on the skill needs of jobs and occupations in Arkansas. Growth industries in Arkansas have been linked to the nationally recognized Educational Career Clusters.
High Demand Targeted Jobs
Education and Training Web Sites
K-12 in Arkansas
State Colleges and Universities
Private Post-sec Career Schools
Adult Education Programs
Graduating Student with Cap and Gown
Arkansas Consumer Report System (ACRS)
Search for WIA approved eligible training providers and programs.
Department of Workforce Services
The Department of Workforce Services (formerly known as the Arkansas Employment Security Department) is the state’s primary supplier of labor market information. For a listing of this information, please reference the links below. All data displayed on this web site has been approved for public release.
Department of Workforce Services LMI Publications
Labor Market Information Library
The Career Interests Information tool is now available from the left navigation bar of this web site. This should be a valuable tool for schools that are planning curriculum additions or changes and for individuals seeking career changes.
Local Employment Dynamics (LED) data is now available for Arkansas. LED provides statistics on employment, job creation, job turnover, and earnings by industry, age and sex. Click here for more information.
Gov. Mike Huckabee formally announced the Arkansas Mature Worker Initiative at a press conference April 12 at the Governor’s Reception Room at the Capitol.
Monthly Press Release
Arkansas’ Unemployment Rate at 5.4 Percent for July 2006.
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Arkansas Civilian Labor Force Summary
Civilian Labor Force
U.S. Unemployment Rate
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey.
Note: Unemployment Rates were computed from unrounded data.
Related Web Sites
America’s Career InfoNet
Arkansas Department of Labor