Each month the Current Employment Statistics program surveys about 144,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 554,000 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 400 metropolitan areas and divisions.

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Next Releases:

  • The Regional and State Employment and Unemployment data for August 2014 are scheduled to be released on September 19, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment data for August 2014 are scheduled to be released on October 1, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

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Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

August 27, 2014
Jobless rates were lower in July than a year earlier in 348 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 16, and unchanged in 8. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 327 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 41, and unchanged in 4. More...
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Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

August 18, 2014
In July, 30 states had over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 8 states had decreases, and 12 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 36 states and the district, decreased in 13 states, and was unchanged in Iowa. More...
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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)

Regional and State Release Tables

  • Table 5. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted (XLS) (HTML)
  • Table 6. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, not seasonally adjusted (XLS) (HTML)

Metropolitan Area Release Tables

  • Table 3. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (XLS) (HTML )
  • Table 4. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division, not seasonally adjusted (XLS) (HTML)

2014 State and Area "Employment and Earnings" Tables by Month

2013 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.