Data Visualizations
Projected Growth of Hybrid Jobs
Over the next decade, demand in the United States is likely to increase for jobs that require a mix of skills.
Average Salary Increases for Technical Skills

With the addition of technical skills—such as computer programming, general business, or graphic design—entry-level liberal arts graduates can see a noticeable bump in average salary.

Research and Development Expenditures

Since 1980, the majority of spending on research and development in the United States has been by business, rather than the federal government.

Assistance and Retraining for Unemployed Workers

Of the 32 countries included in this data, Denmark, Sweden, and France spend the most on assisting and retraining unemployed workers, while the United States spends significantly less.

U.S. Workers’ Share of National Income

U.S. workers’ share of national income has fallen sharply in the twenty-first century.

Access to Benefits in the United States

Part-time and lower-wage employees in the United States have less access to retirement and time-off benefits than those with full-time jobs and higher incomes.

Migration of LinkedIn Members by City

Although not representative of the entire United States, LinkedIn member data provides a view of migration in and out of cities for a subset of the U.S. workforce. Data compiled by companies like LinkedIn can help supplement government data.

Abundance and Scarcity of Skills

Acquiring skills that are in demand in a particular labor market is crucial for those seeking work. Data from LinkedIn provides insight into the most abundant and scarce skills of LinkedIn users across the country.

Occupational Licensing Burden by State

Local occupational licensing requirements can be a significant obstacle for Americans who want to move across state lines for work.