The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. They are responsible for providing economic data regarding pay and benefits, inflation and prices, spending and time use, unemployment, employment, workplace injuries, productivity and international information.
Some of the items you are probably familiar with include Consumer Price Index (CPI) and wages by area and occupation. But did you know they also have information regarding:
Employment costs, Earnings by demographic, Earnings by industry, County wages, Benefits, How Americans spend time
You might be surprised what you find! Their website can be found at: http://www.bls.gov/.