Each month the Current Employment Statistics 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 for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 400 metropolitan areas and divisions.
December 05, 2013
Jobless rates were lower in October than a year earlier in 280 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 79, and unchanged in 13. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 288 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 75, and unchanged in 9. More...
November 22, 2013
In October, 28 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 11 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 11 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 34 states, down in 15 states, and unchanged in the district and Pennsylvania. More...
Employment, Hours, and Earnings - State and Metro Area
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
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.