Labor Market Information for Employers

Publications

  • Maine's Workforce in 2019 - November 1, 2019 (PDF)
  • Workforce Forecast to 2026 and Recent Trends - May 17, 2019 (PDF)
  • Workforce Conditions for Veterans in Maine - August 19, 2016 (PowerPoint) (PDF)

Links

Maine Labor Statistics

Unemployment Rate
2.8% in November 2019

Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted)
691,158 in November 2019

Payroll Employment (seasonally adjusted)
633,200 in November 2019

State Minimum Wage
$11 per hour (overtime eligible) or $634.62 (overtime-exempt) as of January 1, 2019. See the State Minimum Wage link above for information on local minimum wages.
2017 Overtime-Exempt Minimum Salary Changes

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