Comprehensive labor market data for your community

An easy-to-use software that gives economic and workforce development professionals an unparalleled combination of labor market data and economic analysis.


Data you can trust


Data points


Government sources


Resumes and profiles


Job postings per month


Data Advantages

For economic and workforce dvelopment organizations.

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Industry Data

Understand your market

Unlock unparalleled insights and serve your industries better with:

CheckmarkLocation-specific metrics
CheckmarkEmployment, jobs, & demographics
CheckmarkWage data & growth trends
CheckmarkIndustry clusters & regional businesses
Occupation Data

Unlock opportunities

Our detailed, standardized occupation data allows you to accurately compare regions and discover:

CheckmarkJob & industry distribution by occupation
CheckmarkGrowth & wage trajectories
CheckmarkEducation & talent pipelines
CheckmarkEmployee demographics
CheckmarkSkills transferability & much more
Job Posting Data

Understand Employer Demand

With 100s of millions of current unique job postings—sorted, normalized, and filtered—you can research:

CheckmarkLevel & intensity of demand
CheckmarkCurrent & projected trends
CheckmarkJob titles, skills, & qualifications companies are seeking
CheckmarkAdvertised salaries
CheckmarkFeeder jobs, next-step jobs, & career pathways
CheckmarkRegional data, comparisons, & much more

Target your recruiting efforts

Identify and understand the available talent with data gathered from 100M+ worker profiles:

CheckmarkTop locations for targeted recruiting
CheckmarkTop schools and programs
CheckmarkTop skills and qualifications
CheckmarkTop companies, industries, and job titles
CheckmarkAn easy-to-filter database of unique profiles

Highlight your community's advantages

From national overviews to precise local insights, our regional data gives you:

CheckmarkDownloadable economy overview reports for your selected regions
CheckmarkCommunity indicators, including social, economic, and housing characteristics
CheckmarkPopulation demographics, including age, gender, and race/ethnicity
CheckmarkComparisons of region-specific industry & occupation data
CheckmarkCommuting and migration maps

Data Differentiators

Lightcast Occupation Taxonomy (LOT)

The LOT covers nearly 2,000 occupations, over 75,000 job titles, and more than 32,000 skills. This comprehensive and updated taxonomy not only provides organizations with a standardized and trusted framework for classifying jobs and skills, but also enables meaningful comparisons.

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Career Pathways & Other Rich Skills Insights

Our enriched data can identify overlapping skills in different jobs and illuminate new sources of talent and new career opportunities for jobseekers. Instead of working within specific industries and conventional career progressions, our career pathways model accounts for how skills can be applied across diverse roles.

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Real-time Demand & Local Precision

Our real-time job postings data shows who is driving demand in your region and includes month-to-month and past-30-day trends. Our proprietary modeling enables labor market analysis for highly precise geographies not available from government sources.

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Explore our range of options and get a solution tailored to your budget.

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Other solutions


Our AI assesses 10M+ companies, identifies growth potential, and generates a customized list in your area for targeted business visits & support.

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Tell your story with actionable workforce data, while we host, maintain, and update your embeddable custom dashboard on your website.

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Custom Portals

Boost your industry’s talent pool and guide jobseekers with custom-built data portals—all from a foundation of Lightcast labor market data.

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