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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 144,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 697,000 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.

144,000 697,000

Alabama

2,830 14,450

Alaska

1,290 2,580

Arizona

2,460 11,650

Arkansas

1,530 6,630

California

14,790 81,160

Colorado

2,430 10,020

Connecticut

2,090 8,140

Delaware

1,080 2,230

District of Columbia

1,030 1,860

Florida

5,570 42,970

Georgia

3,970 26,920

Hawaii

740 2,710

Idaho

1,620 4,580

Illinois

6,750 24,000

Indiana

2,390 13,650

Iowa

2,130 9,060

Kansas

2,470 7,320

Kentucky

2,180 8,860

Louisiana

2,020 11,170

Maine

1,610 5,010

Maryland

2,170 10,890

Massachusetts

3,940 14,820

Michigan

4,730 15,890

Minnesota

2,380 10,170

Mississippi

1,780 7,340

Missouri

2,700 15,760

Montana

1,510 3,750

Nebraska

1,760 5,580

Nevada

1,030 3,850

New Hampshire

1,330 4,230

New Jersey

3,820 17,770

New Mexico

1,490 6,210

New York

7,450 39,120

North Carolina

3,340 25,790

North Dakota

1,260 2,900

Ohio

4,030 26,740

Oklahoma

1,820 8,400

Oregon

2,770 12,610

Pennsylvania

4,630 26,210

Rhode Island

1,000 2,000

South Carolina

2,110 10,390

South Dakota

1,520 2,860

Tennessee

3,440 13,340

Texas

6,580 52,220

Utah

1,780 7,530

Vermont

1,230 2,520

Virginia

2,730 20,490

Washington

3,520 12,750

West Virginia

1,470 6,280

Wisconsin

2,400 10,850

Wyoming

1,470 2,770

Puerto Rico

890 3,420

Virgin Islands

150 170

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 15, 2021