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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 131,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 670,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas. The table below presents the number of businesses and worksites that are surveyed each month by State. For more details on the CES sample, please visit https://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cestn.htm#section1.

Current Employment Statistics sample by State
UI Accounts Establishments

Total U.S.

131,000 670,000

Alabama

2,610 13,630

Alaska

1,200 2,480

Arizona

2,230 11,610

Arkansas

1,470 6,430

California

13,580 76,110

Colorado

2,180 9,530

Connecticut

1,940 7,960

Delaware

960 2,110

District of Columbia

920 1,900

Florida

5,110 41,140

Georgia

3,550 24,940

Hawaii

670 2,530

Idaho

1,500 4,460

Illinois

6,070 23,190

Indiana

2,200 12,740

Iowa

1,970 8,320

Kansas

2,320 7,120

Kentucky

2,060 8,290

Louisiana

1,850 10,280

Maine

1,490 4,930

Maryland

2,180 10,550

Massachusetts

3,420 13,750

Michigan

4,190 16,080

Minnesota

2,160 9,870

Mississippi

1,620 7,180

Missouri

2,530 15,550

Montana

1,370 3,400

Nebraska

1,630 5,360

Nevada

950 3,800

New Hampshire

1,230 4,230

New Jersey

3,410 17,280

New Mexico

1,400 6,220

New York

6,630 43,180

North Carolina

2,990 21,960

North Dakota

1,120 2,660

Ohio

3,650 25,340

Oklahoma

1,710 8,540

Oregon

2,530 11,710

Pennsylvania

4,070 24,590

Rhode Island

890 1,890

South Carolina

1,910 10,490

South Dakota

1,370 2,530

Tennessee

3,130 13,140

Texas

5,800 49,740

Utah

1,570 7,120

Vermont

1,100 2,400

Virginia

2,460 19,380

Washington

3,080 12,550

West Virginia

1,350 5,730

Wisconsin

2,180 11,160

Wyoming

1,350 2,600

Puerto Rico

900 3,340

Virgin Islands

180 200

Notes
1. U.S. Total excludes Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
2. U.S. Total rounded to thousands
3. State totals rounded to tens

 

Last Modified Date: March 14, 2022