Each month the Current Employment Statistics program surveys about 147,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 634,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions.

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  • The State Employment and Unemployment data for February 2017 are scheduled to be released on March 24, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment data for February 2017 are scheduled to be released on April 5, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

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Jan. jobless rates down over the year in 205 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 308

03/17/2017

Jobless rates were lower in January than a year earlier in 205 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 147, and unchanged in 36. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 308 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 75, and unchanged in 5.
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January jobless rates down in 5 states; payroll jobs up in 13 states, down in 1

03/13/2017

In January, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 5 states and stable in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 13 states, decreased in Alaska, and was essentially unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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  • 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)

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

2016 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.