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Monthly Snapshot:

The latest  unemployment rate  is  3.9% , compared to 4.1% at the same time last year.

The latest  size of labor force is 664,566 , compared to 639,897 at the same time last year.
The latest number of monthly online job postings is 8,872 , with 2,508 of those requiring an Associate's degree or higher and 2,096 of those requiring a Bachelor's degree or higher.
The latest number of quarterly (January - March) online job postings is 27,620, with 7,541 of those requiring an Associate's degree or higher and 6,324 of those requiring a Bachelor's degree or higher. 

*All above data refers to the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
Career Calculator helping thousands of local students, job seekers chart their paths
This web app gives users an intuitive and accurate way to explore possible careers based on occupation, salary, and college degree. 

The Career Calculator is being used in schools, career centers and libraries across the Louisville region.

Online app gives insight into the credentials local employers value
Ever wonder what kind of credentials local employers prefer?

This new web-app by our Labor Market Intelligence team gives you up-to-date data on the role credentials are playing in Greater Louisville. You can even see which credentials specific companies are asking for in their job postings!

The app allows you to filter information by a variety of factors, including occupation, education level, and employer.

Links to Workforce Resources
The Labor Market Update is a monthly report produced by KentuckianaWorks, the Louisville region's Workforce Development Board. The report gives Louisville's policymakers and business leaders an overview of the local economy through powerful visuals and concise analysis. 
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