Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 145,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 557,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.
IMPORTANT CES Benchmark Announcement
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and the
unemployment rate was little changed at 7.5 percent. Employment
increased in professional and business services, food services and
drinking places, retail trade, and health care.
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Employment, Hours, and Earnings - National
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
Telephone: (202) 691-6555
Fax: (202) 691-6641
If you have specific CES data question, please contact us via e-mail.
Written inquiries should be directed to:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Division of Current Employment Statistics
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20212-0001