The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces detailed industry estimates of employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls. CES State and Metro Area produces data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions. CES National Estimates produces estimates for the nation.

Each month, CES surveys approximately 147,000 businesses and government agencies, representing 634,000 individual worksites.

Announcements

Next Releases:

  • The State Employment and Unemployment data for November 2017 are scheduled to be released on December 22, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment data for October 2017 are scheduled to be released on November 30, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

Latest SAE News Releases

Sept. jobless rates down over the year in 345 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 309

11/01/2017

Jobless rates were lower in September than a year earlier in 345 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 33, and unchanged in 10. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 309 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 72, and unchanged in 7.
HTML | PDF | RSS

October jobless rates down in 12 states, up in 1; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 3

11/17/2017

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 12 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states, decreased in 3, and was essentially unchanged in 38 states and the District.
HTML | PDF | RSS | Charts

Current SAE Economic News Releases

Archived

CES National Economic News Releases

 

CES State and Metro Area Databases

Databases

Database Name Special
Notice
Top
Picks
Data
Finder
One
Screen
Multi-
Screen
Tables Text Files
Employment, Hours, and Earnings - State and Metro Area
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
Special Notice for CES State and Metro Area Top Picks for CES State and Metro Area Data Finder for CES State and Metro Area One Screen Data Search for CES State and Metro Area Multi Screen Data Search for CES State and Metro Area Tables for CES State and Metro Area Text Files for CES State and Metro Area

 

 

CES State and Metro Area Data Access Tips

CES State and Metro Area Published Series—A table displaying the availability, by industry and geographic area, of both seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data

More Tools

  • Series Report — Already know the series identifier for the statistic you want? Use this shortcut to retrieve your data.

 

All SAE Databases

 

SAE Tables

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)

State Release Tables

Metropolitan Area Release Tables

2017 State and Area "Employment and Earnings" Tables by Month

2016 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)

SAE Publications

 

SAE Frequently Asked Questions

 

SAE Special Notices

 

Other BLS Programs

Other Useful Links

 

Contact Us

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.