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Data-driven discoveries for business leaders, economists, policy makers and human resource professionals.


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Harvard Business Review: What is a Good Job?

Research shows that people consider a job to be a good one when it not only pays fairly and allows a worker to do what they’re good at but also makes them feel seen for being their best self
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ADP Research Institute Collaborates with the Stanford Digital Economy Lab

As the leader in providing deep data on the world of work ADP Research Institute is elevating its approach to labor market reports by collaborating with the Stanford Digital Economy Lab.
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Labor Market

National Employment Report

Employment Change

November 2022


127,000 Change in U.S. private employment

Pay Insights

November 2022


56,300 Median Annual Pay For Job Stayers
7.6% Median Change For Job Stayers

About the Institute

We are researchers dedicated to measuring the world of work.

The mission of the ADP Research Institute is to generate data-driven discoveries about the world of work and to derive reliable economic indicators from these insights. We offer these findings to the world at large as our unique contribution to making the world of work better and more productive, and to bring greater awareness to the economy at large.

About the Institute