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In carrying out its responsibility for the processing of labor certification and labor attestation applications, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) generates program data that is essential both for internal assessment of program effectiveness and for providing the Department's external stakeholders with useful information about the immigration programs administered by OFLC. In line with the Department's commitment to the Open Government initiative and specific regulatory disclosure requirements, this page includes program information organized in three main categories: 1. OFLC's annual reports, providing a cumulative overview of program information and data; 2. Selected Statistics by Program providing cumulative quarterly excerpts of program information by major immigration program to provide snapshot views of the OFLC programs; and 3. Cumulative quarterly and annual releases of program disclosure data to assist with external research and program evaluation.


OFLC annually issues a report presenting employment-based cumulative immigration program data and analysis based on applications submitted to the Department by employers across the country. The OFLC annual reports include information about the labor certification and labor attestation programs that are administered by OFLC including the temporary, H-1B, H-1B1 (Chile/Singapore), E-3 (Australia), H-2A, H-2B, and D-1 visa categories which enable employers to hire temporary foreign workers, as well as the permanent labor certification program which enables employers to secure permanent residence for foreign workers.

The OFLC annual reports provide internal and external stakeholders with a context for understanding the Department's role in the immigration system.

The Office of Foreign Labor Certification is making available program factsheets displaying key selected statistics about each of our major immigration programs. These factsheets include cumulative information and are updated on a quarterly basis.

Historical Program Fact Sheets for FY 2013

This page allows the public to access the latest quarterly and annual disclosure data in easily accessible formats for the purpose of performing in-depth longitudinal research and analysis. OFLC case disclosure data is available for download by the federal fiscal year cycle covering the October 1 through September 30 period (all disclosure data sets are saved in the Microsoft Excel (.xls) file format). Each data set is cumulative, containing unique records identified by the applicable OFLC case number, and any noticeable typographical or other data anomalies may be due to internal data entry or other external customer errors in completing the application form.

Select data fields for each case record are extracted from foreign labor certification application tables within OFLC case management systems based on the most recent date a determination decision was issued. Please refer the File Structure document for each field title and respective field description.

Please refer to our Disclosure Data User Guide that provides an example of how, using Microsoft Excel, the data can be filtered or sorted to provide relevant information specific to your needs.

Important Notice: Employer-specific case information that appears on this website (and FLCDataCenter.com) was provided to OFLC by employers who submitted foreign labor certification applications. These are not employer responses to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment Statistics (BLS-OES) survey. The BLS-OES program provides estimates used to assist in setting the wage levels in the FLC wage library. However, the BLS does not provide OFLC with the wage rates reported to BLS by individual businesses. The identity of respondents and the information that they report to BLS is kept in strict confidence in accordance with BLS Data Integrity Guidelines and with the Confidentiality Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (CIPSEA) of 2002.

For H-2A Case Disclosure Data Only: The H-2A public disclosure files contain administrative data from employers' H-2A Applications for Temporary Employment Certification (ETA Form 9142) and the certification determinations processed by OFLC.

When using the H-2A program data, you will notice that there are multiple case records displaying the same case number (CASE_NO). This reflects the way in which the Department receives and processes H-2A applications filed by more than one employer (i.e., either (a) an association of agricultural producers who will jointly employ workers with one or more of its employer members; or (b) two or more individual employers who intend to jointly employ the workers. When these H-2A applications are received by OFLC, they are assigned a single unique case number, and the first employer named on the application is data-entered as the "master" record. Each subsequent joint employer is data-entered as a "sub" record under the same case number. Therefore, when analyzing H-2A program use, it is recommended to use the total number of workers certified (NBR_WORKERS_CERTIFIED) listed on the "master" record (i.e., the first employer record listed in the series of duplicate case numbers), which represents the total unique number of workers certified for the entire H-2A application, including all of the "sub" employer records.

Analysis of H-2A program data using the "sub" employer records should be done with caution because the sum of the number of workers certified (NBR_WORKERS_CERTIFIED) for the "sub" employer records may or may not equal the number of workers certified for the "master" record. For example:

  • When the sum of the workers certified for the "sub" employer records results in a number that is smaller than the number of workers certified in the "master" record, this likely means that the association of agricultural employers will directly employ the remaining workers full-time;
  • When the sum of the "sub" employer records is greater than the "master" record, this likely means that a rush change was made during case processing to the total number of workers, as reflected in the "master" record, and that change was not successfully reflected in the case management record(s) for affected "sub" employer(s), before the certification was issued (in compliance with statutory/regulatory processing times) to the association or the individual employer listed as the "master" record;
  • When a "sub" employer record reflects "0" workers certified, this likely means that an employer's farm or ranch is being used to house the workers that will be employed by one or more other "sub" employers listed on the H-2A application.

Finally, although each "sub" employer record may reflect a specific, positive number of workers certified, it is important to understand that an associations of agricultural employers has the authority to transfer more workers than requested, or fewer workers than requested, to each of its "sub" employers depending on that employer's need in relation to changing weather or market conditions to plant, cultivate, or harvest crops.

Latest Quarterly Updates
The following NPWC disclosure files cover determinations issued between October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. This file has been modified to resolve previous truncation issues.

 

OFLC Program FY 2014 Disclosure File File Structure
PERM PERM_FY2014_Q2.xlsx PERM_FY14_Record_Layout.doc
H-2A H-2A_FY14_Q2.xlsx H2A_FY14_Record_Layout.doc
H-2B H-2B_FY14_Q2.xls H2B_FY14_Record_Layout.doc
LCA H1B_FY2014_Q2.xls H1B_FY14_Record_Layout.doc
Prevailing Wage PWD_FY14_Q2.xlsx PWD_FY14_Record_Layout.doc


Historical Case Disclosure Data

Where available, OFLC program disclosure files for prior fiscal years are also available on our Foreign Labor Certification Data Center website at www.flcdatacenter.com


PERM Program
Fiscal Year Disclosure File File Structure
2013 PERM_FY2013.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY13.doc
2012 PERM_FY2012.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY12.doc
2011 PERM_FY2011.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY11.doc
2010 PERM_FY2010.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY10.doc
2009 PERM_FY2009.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY09.doc
2008 PERM_FY2008.xlsx PERM_Record_Layout_FY08.doc

H-2A Program
Fiscal Year Disclosure File File Structure
2013 H2A_FY2013.xlsx H2A_Record_Layout_FY13.doc
2012 H-2A_FY2012.xlsx H-2A_Record_Layout_FY12.doc
2011 H-2A_FY2011.xlsx H-2A_Record_Layout_FY11.doc
2010 H-2A_FY2010.xlsx H-2A_Record_Layout_FY10.doc
2009 H2A_FY2009.xlsx H-2A_Record_Layout_FY09.doc
2008 H2A_FY2008.xlsx H-2A_Record_Layout_FY08.doc

H-2B Program
Fiscal Year Disclosure File File Structure
2013 H-2B_FY2013.xls H-2B_Record_Layout_FY13.doc
2012 H-2B_FY2012.xlsx H-2B_Record_Layout_FY12.doc
2011 H-2B_FY2011.xlsx H-2B_Record_Layout_FY11.doc
2010 H-2B_FY2010.xlsx H-2B_Record_Layout_FY10.doc
2009 H-2B_FY2009.xlsx H-2B_Record_Layout_FY09.doc
2008 H-2B_FY2008.xlsx H-2B_Record_Layout_FY08.doc

LCA Programs (H-1B, H-1B1, E-3)
Fiscal Year Disclosure File File Structure
2013 LCA_FY2013.xlsx LCA_Record_Layout_FY13.doc
2012 LCA_FY2012.xlsx LCA_Record_Layout_FY12.doc
2011 LCA_FY2011.xlsx LCA_Record_Layout_FY11.doc
2010 LCA_FY2010.xlsx LCA_Record_Layout_FY10.doc
2009 LCA_iCert_FY2009.xlsx H-1B_Record_Layout_FY09.doc
2009(1) LCA_eFile_FY2009.xlsx H-1B Efile Record Layout FY09.doc
2008 LCA_FY2008.xlsx H-1B_Record_Layout_FY08.doc

Prevailing Wage Program
Fiscal Year Disclosure File File Structure
2013 PW_Case_Data_FY2013.xlsx PW_Record_Layout_FY13.doc
2012 PW_Case_Data_FY2012.xlsx PW_Record_Layout_FY12.doc
2011(2) PW_Case_Data_FY2011.xlsx PW_Record_Layout_FY11.doc
2010(2) PW_Case_Data_FY2010.xlsx PW_Record_Layout_FY10.doc
2009(3)    
2008(3)    

(1)In FY 2009 the iCert Visa Portal System replaced the H-1B Legacy System. Consequently, two FY 2009 H-1B data disclosure files were published-the "H-1B Case Data FY2009" file for applications processed through the iCERT Visa Portal System beginning on April 15, 2009 and the "H-1B Efile Case Data FY2009" file for applications processed through the H-1B Legacy System.
(2)Disclosure data includes prevailing wage determinations issued from the OFLC iCERT Visa Portal System between January 20 and September 30, 2010 when employers began electronic filing of requests for prevailing wage determinations.
(3)Prior to January 1, 2010, all prevailing wage determinations were received and processed by State Workforce Agencies. No national level electronic record data are available.

FY 2012 Annual Report Performance Data

FY 2012 Report

Please click on the state to be directed the corresponding state's profile page. Alternatively, clicking on the state in the table at the bottom will also bring you to each individual s profile.

Click here to view FY 2010 Annual Report Performance Data Click here to view FY 2011 Annual Report Performance Data

State Profile: Alaska - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 31 254 64 1
Total Applications Certified 27 216 58 1
Total Positions Requested 31 553 498 22
Total Positions Certified 27 510 469 22
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.05% 0.06% 0.62% 0.01%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $101,683.00 $71,865.00 $13.93 $8.50
State Profile: Alabama - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 333 1,561 94 42
Total Applications Certified 276 1,402 64 41
Total Positions Requested 333 2,263 2,865 720
Total Positions Certified 276 2,010 1,973 681
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.51% 0.37% 2.61% 0.52%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $73,993.00 $71,550.00 $9.49 $9.24
State Profile: Arkansas - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 260 1,882 52 200
Total Applications Certified 220 1,788 39 197
Total Positions Requested 260 4,781 4,674 2,725
Total Positions Certified 220 4,606 2,576 2,701
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.4% 0.47% 3.41% 2.51%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $78,114.00 $59,674.00 $10.53 $9.09
State Profile: America Samoa - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed - 2 - -
Total Applications Certified - 2 - -
Total Positions Requested - 2 - -
Total Positions Certified - 2 - -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications - 0.00% - -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* - $67,070.00 - -
State Profile: Arizona - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 751 5,418 41 91
Total Applications Certified 589 5,013 34 86
Total Positions Requested 751 12,984 1,324 2,505
Total Positions Certified 589 12,315 1,196 2,375
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 1.08% 1.33% 1.58% 1.1%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $86,177.00 $69,956.00 $8.51 $9.41
State Profile: California - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 14,564 74,439 113 211
Total Applications Certified 12,120 68,927 79 200
Total Positions Requested 14,564 153,759 2,188 3,147
Total Positions Certified 12,120 144,823 1,573 2,862
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 22.21% 18.26% 2.08% 2.55%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $99,054.00 $82,263.00 $10.82 $10.69
State Profile: Northern Mariana Islands - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed - 375 2 -
Total Applications Certified - 170 1 -
Total Positions Requested - 441 5 -
Total Positions Certified - 202 1 -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications - 0.05% 0.00% -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* - $27,566.00 $28.85 -
State Profile: Colorado - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 523 4,209 168 225
Total Applications Certified 428 3,871 144 225
Total Positions Requested 523 11,925 3,539 1,090
Total Positions Certified 428 11,487 3,075 1,079
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.78% 1.03% 4.08% 2.87%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $91,861.00 $75,593.00 $10.13 $9.07
State Profile: Connecticut - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 739 7,744 33 58
Total Applications Certified 601 7,215 28 57
Total Positions Requested 739 22,056 502 722
Total Positions Certified 601 21,289 453 721
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 1.1% 1.91% 0.6% 0.73%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $98,895.00 $73,668.00 $12.03 $10.56
State Profile: District Of Columbia - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 497 3,498 - -
Total Applications Certified 386 3,142 - -
Total Positions Requested 497 5,247 - -
Total Positions Certified 386 4,884 - -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.71% 0.83% - -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $91,038.00 $75,197.00 - -
State Profile: Delaware - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 410 2,332 28 3
Total Applications Certified 344 2,213 25 3
Total Positions Requested 410 5,471 413 34
Total Positions Certified 344 5,242 326 32
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.63% 0.59% 0.43% 0.04%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $89,739.00 $74,839.00 $9.91 $14.56
State Profile: Florida - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 2,219 16,123 229 82
Total Applications Certified 1,763 14,408 198 78
Total Positions Requested 2,219 29,984 5,803 7,117
Total Positions Certified 1,763 27,868 4,837 6,945
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 3.23% 3.82% 6.41% 0.99%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $84,617.00 $69,791.00 $9.31 $9.52
State Profile: Georgia - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 1,909 12,650 51 104
Total Applications Certified 1,570 11,727 38 96
Total Positions Requested 1,909 29,797 1,421 9,001
Total Positions Certified 1,570 28,515 1,085 8,227
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 2.88% 3.11% 1.44% 1.22%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $84,704.00 $69,406.00 $9.83 $9.35
State Profile: GUAM - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 81 308 1 -
Total Applications Certified 56 244 1 -
Total Positions Requested 81 325 50 -
Total Positions Certified 56 257 47 -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.1% 0.06% 0.06% -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $45,390.00 $49,641.00 $11.76 -
State Profile: Hawaii - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 74 679 6 8
Total Applications Certified 61 579 2 7
Total Positions Requested 74 795 62 123
Total Positions Certified 61 695 30 98
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.11% 0.15% 0.04% 0.09%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $89,196.00 $63,109.00 $8.20 $11.85
State Profile: Iowa - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 307 2,504 9 24
Total Applications Certified 269 2,349 5 22
Total Positions Requested 307 5,423 60 1,179
Total Positions Certified 269 5,204 38 1,173
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.49% 0.62% 0.05% 0.28%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $106,586.00 $71,530.00 $10.21 $11.50
State Profile: Idaho - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 122 632 25 434
Total Applications Certified 100 579 21 433
Total Positions Requested 122 935 890 1,997
Total Positions Certified 100 870 780 1,980
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.18% 0.15% 1.03% 5.52%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $77,540.00 $69,803.00 $9.73 $9.91
State Profile: Illinois - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 3,005 22,117 42 30
Total Applications Certified 2,418 20,740 33 27
Total Positions Requested 3,005 49,912 1,182 892
Total Positions Certified 2,418 47,913 1,024 784
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 4.43% 5.49% 1.36% 0.34%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $88,469.00 $68,915.00 $9.89 $11.09
State Profile: Indiana - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 524 4,311 23 15
Total Applications Certified 477 4,048 20 13
Total Positions Requested 524 8,925 616 798
Total Positions Certified 477 8,032 522 458
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.87% 1.07% 0.69% 0.17%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $87,951.00 $70,958.00 $9.38 $11.11
State Profile: Kansas - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 351 2,031 30 152
Total Applications Certified 280 1,883 24 138
Total Positions Requested 351 5,161 788 787
Total Positions Certified 280 4,760 643 751
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.51% 0.5% 0.85% 1.76%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $80,599.00 $69,107.00 $8.81 $11.18
State Profile: Kentucky - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 347 2,014 60 970
Total Applications Certified 297 1,828 54 964
Total Positions Requested 347 6,130 711 4,800
Total Positions Certified 297 5,847 627 4,754
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.54% 0.48% 0.83% 12.29%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $97,643.00 $67,474.00 $9.01 $9.38
State Profile: Louisiana - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 256 1,633 200 603
Total Applications Certified 212 1,455 176 590
Total Positions Requested 256 2,980 6,067 6,909
Total Positions Certified 212 2,790 4,757 6,771
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.39% 0.39% 6.3% 7.52%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $83,161.00 $65,372.00 $9.90 $9.23
State Profile: Massachusetts - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 2,206 16,354 256 132
Total Applications Certified 1,970 15,204 245 127
Total Positions Requested 2,206 32,500 2,811 477
Total Positions Certified 1,970 30,978 2,592 449
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 3.61% 4.03% 3.44% 1.62%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $99,263.00 $77,310.00 $11.41 $10.56
State Profile: Maryland - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 1,328 8,290 145 56
Total Applications Certified 962 7,539 127 56
Total Positions Requested 1,328 14,058 4,015 644
Total Positions Certified 962 13,057 3,539 639
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 1.76% 2% 4.69% 0.71%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $86,547.00 $73,394.00 $9.18 $10.42
State Profile: Maine - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 67 578 115 64
Total Applications Certified 57 531 96 62
Total Positions Requested 67 1,176 1,721 600
Total Positions Certified 57 1,120 1,319 584
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.1% 0.14% 1.75% 0.79%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $137,312.00 $72,135.00 $9.93 $11.46
State Profile: Michigan - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 1,962 9,832 102 19
Total Applications Certified 1,570 9,116 93 18
Total Positions Requested 1,962 23,950 2,129 424
Total Positions Certified 1,570 22,057 1,926 344
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 2.88% 2.42% 2.55% 0.23%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $88,301.00 $69,997.00 $8.87 $10.77
State Profile: Minnesota - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 605 6,852 34 65
Total Applications Certified 536 6,464 24 64
Total Positions Requested 605 18,232 816 767
Total Positions Certified 536 17,554 618 761
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.98% 1.71% 0.82% 0.82%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $95,980.00 $68,210.00 $9.64 $10.72
State Profile: Missouri - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 535 4,681 99 20
Total Applications Certified 467 4,342 91 19
Total Positions Requested 535 11,818 2,027 282
Total Positions Certified 467 11,264 1,783 250
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.86% 1.15% 2.36% 0.24%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $95,870.00 $65,807.00 $9.37 $11.42
State Profile: Mississippi - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 97 644 46 106
Total Applications Certified 73 565 37 104
Total Positions Requested 97 802 2,911 2,338
Total Positions Certified 73 716 2,157 2,255
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.13% 0.15% 2.86% 1.33%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $87,332.00 $73,690.00 $10.91 $9.27
State Profile: Montana - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 18 134 32 201
Total Applications Certified 13 122 22 194
Total Positions Requested 18 768 238 497
Total Positions Certified 13 756 195 480
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.02% 0.03% 0.26% 2.47%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $86,991.00 $55,498.00 $10.25 $9.53
State Profile: North Carolina - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 988 10,343 109 1,315
Total Applications Certified 797 9,759 87 1,313
Total Positions Requested 988 23,410 2,639 10,553
Total Positions Certified 797 22,207 2,188 10,498
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 1.46% 2.59% 2.9% 16.74%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $85,042.00 $69,997.00 $8.72 $9.69
State Profile: North Dakota - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 104 442 38 250
Total Applications Certified 90 405 28 244
Total Positions Requested 104 595 550 1,006
Total Positions Certified 90 552 451 940
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.16% 0.11% 0.6% 3.11%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $133,234.00 $79,012.00 $12.14 $13.19
State Profile: Nebraska - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 215 1,234 17 32
Total Applications Certified 187 1,146 14 32
Total Positions Requested 215 4,210 326 281
Total Positions Certified 187 4,022 264 281
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.34% 0.3% 0.35% 0.41%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $90,016.00 $71,374.00 $10.30 $11.27
State Profile: New Hampshire - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 209 1,516 28 39
Total Applications Certified 178 1,440 23 38
Total Positions Requested 209 3,010 414 155
Total Positions Certified 178 2,927 385 153
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.33% 0.38% 0.51% 0.48%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $94,128.00 $69,008.00 $9.31 $10.53
State Profile: New Jersey - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 6,943 27,628 172 33
Total Applications Certified 5,461 25,870 151 31
Total Positions Requested 6,943 59,046 2,792 676
Total Positions Certified 5,461 56,476 2,319 545
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 10.01% 6.85% 3.07% 0.4%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $105,225.00 $75,416.00 $10.77 $10.41
State Profile: New Mexico - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 108 935 15 25
Total Applications Certified 92 818 10 23
Total Positions Requested 108 2,719 336 316
Total Positions Certified 92 2,544 258 226
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.17% 0.22% 0.34% 0.29%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $95,205.00 $75,688.00 $10.06 $9.90
State Profile: Nevada - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 165 1,131 11 140
Total Applications Certified 135 969 6 140
Total Positions Requested 165 2,365 172 1,913
Total Positions Certified 135 2,117 68 1,910
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.25% 0.26% 0.09% 1.78%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $89,511.00 $67,049.00 $11.63 $9.91
State Profile: New York - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 5,777 42,106 327 275
Total Applications Certified 4,652 38,464 293 266
Total Positions Requested 5,777 85,081 3,566 4,456
Total Positions Certified 4,652 80,058 3,233 3,632
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 8.52% 10.19% 4.28% 3.39%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $101,586.00 $72,682.00 $10.09 $10.56
State Profile: Ohio - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 1,364 10,387 97 48
Total Applications Certified 1,088 9,775 90 44
Total Positions Requested 1,364 32,274 1,408 785
Total Positions Certified 1,088 31,105 1,263 770
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 1.99% 2.59% 1.67% 0.56%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $91,882.00 $67,972.00 $8.77 $11.04
State Profile: Oklahoma - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 267 1,642 81 64
Total Applications Certified 224 1,477 66 59
Total Positions Requested 267 2,230 1,616 451
Total Positions Certified 224 2,005 1,310 422
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.41% 0.39% 1.74% 0.75%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $78,214.00 $62,765.00 $9.17 $9.81
State Profile: Oregon - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 294 3,043 8 30
Total Applications Certified 246 2,830 5 30
Total Positions Requested 294 8,421 334 88
Total Positions Certified 246 8,057 291 88
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.45% 0.75% 0.39% 0.38%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $95,542.00 $75,512.00 $10.38 $10.52
State Profile: Pennsylvania - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 2,058 15,431 221 60
Total Applications Certified 1,752 14,552 204 59
Total Positions Requested 2,058 36,762 3,676 565
Total Positions Certified 1,752 35,362 3,226 554
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 3.21% 3.86% 4.28% 0.75%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $93,629.00 $71,030.00 $9.58 $10.36
State Profile: Puerto Rico - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 50 303 6 -
Total Applications Certified 31 235 3 -
Total Positions Requested 50 691 21 -
Total Positions Certified 31 621 9 -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.06% 0.06% 0.01% -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $66,538.00 $54,243.00 $13.18 -
State Profile: Rhode Island - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 115 1,314 13 4
Total Applications Certified 104 1,224 12 4
Total Positions Requested 115 3,590 277 4
Total Positions Certified 104 3,450 264 4
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.19% 0.32% 0.35% 0.05%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $100,273.00 $67,385.00 $10.25 $10.56
State Profile: South Carolina - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 274 1,773 61 38
Total Applications Certified 198 1,608 52 38
Total Positions Requested 274 5,102 2,231 2,942
Total Positions Certified 198 4,841 1,687 2,924
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.36% 0.43% 2.24% 0.48%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $80,901.00 $65,866.00 $9.12 $9.32
State Profile: South Dakota - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 55 284 68 124
Total Applications Certified 48 256 59 118
Total Positions Requested 55 1,178 1,093 658
Total Positions Certified 48 1,150 974 619
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.09% 0.07% 1.29% 1.5%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $156,486.00 $78,489.00 $9.64 $11.46
State Profile: Tennessee - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 374 4,486 39 277
Total Applications Certified 322 4,192 26 275
Total Positions Requested 374 12,782 743 2,289
Total Positions Certified 322 12,375 639 2,250
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.59% 1.11% 0.85% 3.51%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $80,137.00 $66,016.00 $9.51 $9.39
State Profile: Texas - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 5,671 37,429 478 343
Total Applications Certified 4,625 34,600 392 316
Total Positions Requested 5,671 76,941 13,747 2,217
Total Positions Certified 4,625 70,717 10,638 2,078
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 8.47% 9.17% 14.1% 4.03%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $90,227.00 $70,983.00 $9.63 $9.87
State Profile: Utah - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 249 1,700 67 243
Total Applications Certified 209 1,514 48 231
Total Positions Requested 249 3,517 1,191 1,623
Total Positions Certified 209 3,190 877 1,532
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.38% 0.4% 1.16% 2.94%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $77,010.00 $69,783.00 $10.56 $5.92
State Profile: Virginia - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 2,604 12,330 154 476
Total Applications Certified 2,074 11,392 133 476
Total Positions Requested 2,604 23,172 4,810 2,165
Total Positions Certified 2,074 21,680 3,674 2,161
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 3.8% 3.02% 4.87% 6.07%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $88,214.00 $70,881.00 $8.60 $9.68
State Profile: Virgin Islands - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 6 102 1 -
Total Applications Certified 4 88 1 -
Total Positions Requested 6 103 12 -
Total Positions Certified 4 89 9 -
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% -
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $46,250.00 $55,853.00 - -
State Profile: Vermont - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 99 290 25 60
Total Applications Certified 72 250 19 60
Total Positions Requested 99 458 1,149 419
Total Positions Certified 72 412 329 418
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.13% 0.07% 0.44% 0.76%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $88,074.00 $67,894.00 $9.99 $10.57
State Profile: Washington - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 3,613 12,896 18 143
Total Applications Certified 3,205 12,241 15 118
Total Positions Requested 3,613 28,096 520 5,565
Total Positions Certified 3,205 26,850 451 4,443
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 5.87% 3.24% 0.6% 1.5%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $102,535.00 $82,470.00 $9.81 $10.88
State Profile: Wisconsin - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 609 4,352 14 11
Total Applications Certified 538 4,092 8 11
Total Positions Requested 609 17,011 90 171
Total Positions Certified 538 16,596 55 171
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.99% 1.08% 0.07% 0.14%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $94,855.00 $69,330.00 $11.50 $10.77
State Profile: West Virginia - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 89 486 13 2
Total Applications Certified 76 434 12 2
Total Positions Requested 89 783 126 134
Total Positions Certified 76 730 114 134
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.14% 0.11% 0.15% 0.03%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $104,893.00 $86,562.00 $8.13 $9.38
State Profile: Wyoming - Fiscal Year 2012 Summary Statistics
Summary Information Category of Employment-Based Visa
PERM H-1B H-2B H-2A
Total Applications Processed 39 157 29 99
Total Applications Certified 31 130 27 95
Total Positions Requested 39 226 361 333
Total Positions Certified 31 199 321 319
Percent of National Total Certified Applications 0.06% 0.03% 0.43% 1.21%
Average Wage Offer / AEWR* $59,427.00 $76,326.00 $7.98 $6.97
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