2018 Employment & Earnings Online

Establishment Survey Data

Each month the Current Employment Statistics program surveys about 149,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 651,000 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.

State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

The tables presented below include data from the Current Employment Statistics program at the State and Metropolitan Area geographic detail. For more information regarding data concepts, methodology, and reliability of estimates, please see Chapter 2 of the BLS Handbook of Methods. Additional technical information can be found in the Technical Note on CES Employment.

Monthly Establishment Data—State and Area

Seasonally Adjusted Data


Not Seasonally Adjusted Data

Hours and Earnings

Annual Average Establishment Data—State and Area

  • 1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls in States and selected areas by major industry   2017

  • 2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by State, selected metropolitan areas, and metropolitan divisions   2017

  • 3. Average hours and earnings of production employees on manufacturing payrolls, by State   2017

  • 4. Average hours and earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls, by State   2017

Archived Employment & Earnings Online


Last Modified Date: January 18, 2019