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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

SAE Methods Overview Page

An in-depth guide on how we create estimates and the concepts we measure.
View all previously released articles on annual revisions to employment estimates.
Find out how we make adjustments to the data to account for seasonal patterns.
Detail on how we conduct the survey and short explanations of our concepts.
Explore additional information about the SAE program including appendices to the Handbook of Methods and other papers.