CES employment revisions and sample collection rates, detailed tables, and technical information

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) first preliminary estimates of employment, hours, and earnings are published each month approximately 3 weeks after the reference period. Estimates are then revised twice before being held constant until the annual benchmarking process. Second preliminary estimates for a given month are published the month following the initial release, and final sample-based estimates are published 2 months after the initial release. Details of CES revisions and collection rates follow.


Last Modified Date: February 15, 2019