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.
May 01, 2013
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 306 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 44, and unchanged in 22. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 287 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 80, and unchanged in 5. More...
May 19, 2013
In April, 40 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 3 states had increases, and 7 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 30 states, decreased in 18 states and the district, and was unchanged in 2 states. 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.