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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) Report

Electronic Templates for Emailing:

  • EMAIL an electronic file with occupational titles and wages (hourly preferred) of employees to: OEWSKansas@idcf.bls.gov
    • Please click here to download a general template file to use
    • Please click here to download a USD template file to use
    • Please click here to download a post secondary education template file to use


Other ways to report data:

  • ONLINE at https://idcfoews.bls.gov Submit your data or upload a spreadsheet. Log in using your IDCF number which begins with the number 20. Further instructions for reporting online can be found after logging in.
  • MAIL completed questionnaire or spreadsheet in the postage-paid envelope sent with the survey.
  •                   Kansas Department of Labor
                       Labor Market Information Services 
                       401 SW Topeka Blvd. 
                       Topeka, KS 66603
  • Call in the information toll free to (800) 432-2325.
  • Fax the completed form or spreadsheet to (785) 291-6082.  
 

Frequently Asked Questions

What wages do I include? 
Please click here for a detailed description

What is the OEWS Report?
The Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) Report is a collection of occupational and wage data from employers in all states. The OEWS report helps the Kansas Department of Labor produce the Kansas Wage Survey. The survey process occurs in all states through cooperatve agreements with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What are the benefits of the report?
  • The report is used to produce the Kansas Wage Survey, which is the most widely-used information produced by LMIS.
  • Businesses can compare wages for occupations in areas or states when recruiting talent.
  • Identify growing occupations in an industry.
  • Compare current and projected occupational demands and skills needed.
  • Assists students and job seekers in making informed career decisions.
How do I report Manufacturing Occupations?
  • Machine operators: must have type/name of machine
  • Assemblers: specify type of assembly
  • Production: indicate type of production and or production machine operated
  • Spell out acronyms
Do I report the "owner-manager"?
Count the owner-manager if your company is a corporation and the owner-manager draws a salary. Do Not count the owner-manager if the company is a sole proprietorship, partnership or other non-corporate organization.


Additional Resources:
SOC Codes
National Estimates


According to Federal law, the information provided by businesses is used for statistical purposes only. Any company or individual identifying information for non-government establishments is held in strict confidence. Results from previous surveys can be viewed at https://klic.dol.ks.gov/ in the Kansas Wage Survey.