The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces detailed industry estimates of employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls. CES State and Metro Area produces data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions. CES National Estimates produces estimates for the nation.

Each month, CES surveys approximately 149,000 businesses and government agencies, representing 651,000 individual worksites.

Next Releases:

  • The State Employment and Unemployment data for May 2018 are scheduled to be released on June 15, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment data for April 2018 are scheduled to be released on May 30, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

Latest SAE News Releases

March jobless rates down over the year in 302 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 308

05/02/2018

Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 302 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 64, and unchanged in 22. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 308 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 72, and unchanged in 8.
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April jobless rates down in 4 states; payroll jobs up in 3 states

05/18/2018

In April, unemployment rates were lower in 4 states and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 3 states and was essentially unchanged in 47 states and the District.
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CES State and Metro Area Published Series—A table displaying the availability, by industry and geographic area, of both seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data

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Monthly Tables

  • D-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by State and major industry, seasonally adjusted (formerly table B-7) (PDF) (XLS)
  • D-2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls in States and selected areas by major industry (formerly table B-14) (PDF) (XLS)
  • D-3. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state, selected metropolitan areas, and metropolitan divisions (formerly table B-15) (PDF) (XLS)
  • D-4. Average hours and earnings of production employees on manufacturing payrolls, by State (formerly table B-19) (PDF) (XLS)
  • D-5. Average hours and earnings of production employees on manufacturing payrolls in selected states, metropolitan areas, and metropolitan divisions (formerly table B-20) (PDF) (XLS)
  • D-6. Average hours and earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (formerly table B-21) (PDF) (XLS)

State Release Tables

Metropolitan Area Release Tables

2017 State and Area "Employment and Earnings" Tables by Month

2017 Annual Average Tables

  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls in States and selected areas by major industry (PDF) (XLS)
  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls by State, selected metropolitan areas, and metropolitan divisions (PDF) (XLS)
  • Average hours and earnings of production employees on manufacturing payrolls by State (PDF) (XLS)
  • Average hours and earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by State (PDF) (XLS)

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CES State and Area Contacts

Further information may be obtained by contacting the Current Employment Statistics State and Area program via email or calling (202)691-6559 from 8:30 am through 4:30 pm Eastern Time Monday through Friday.

The cooperating State Employment Security Administrations (SESAs) have labor market information offices which publish and disseminate CES data for their State.