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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings
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Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 145,000 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.

145,000 697,000

Alabama

2,840 14,880

Alaska

1,310 2,690

Arizona

2,560 10,780

Arkansas

1,540 7,390

California

12,060 80,150

Colorado

2,540 9,870

Connecticut

2,150 8,330

Delaware

1,110 2,390

District of Columbia

1,030 1,860

Florida

5,850 39,580

Georgia

4,070 24,710

Hawaii

820 3,120

Idaho

1,680 4,880

Illinois

7,240 24,200

Indiana

2,400 13,790

Iowa

2,160 10,060

Kansas

2,550 7,660

Kentucky

2,240 9,120

Louisiana

2,030 10,630

Maine

1,590 5,210

Maryland

2,180 10,360

Massachusetts

4,110 15,790

Michigan

4,970 15,930

Minnesota

2,400 10,530

Mississippi

1,830 7,620

Missouri

2,750 16,180

Montana

1,560 3,950

Nebraska

1,740 5,930

Nevada

1,100 4,360

New Hampshire

1,320 4,520

New Jersey

4,100 17,020

New Mexico

1,450 6,500

New York

7,770 38,940

North Carolina

3,490 24,950

North Dakota

1,290 3,140

Ohio

4,200 27,920

Oklahoma

1,830 8,730

Oregon

2,890 12,840

Pennsylvania

4,920 27,540

Rhode Island

1,090 2,290

South Carolina

2,190 10,410

South Dakota

1,540 2,980

Tennessee

3,570 13,110

Texas

7,000 50,380

Utah

1,840 7,880

Vermont

1,270 2,540

Virginia

2,810 19,940

Washington

3,610 12,990

West Virginia

1,500 6,260

Wisconsin

2,430 11,630

Wyoming

1,520 2,990

Puerto Rico

870 3,640

Virgin Islands

220 240

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 16, 2020