State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 146,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 623,000 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 http://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cestn.htm#section1.

Current Employment Statistics sample by State
UI Accounts Establishments

TOTAL U.S.

146,000 623,000

Alabama

2,790 13,060

Alaska

1,250 2,560

Arizona

2,450 9,760

Arkansas

1,490 5,940

California

12,410 70,910

Colorado

2,400 8,590

Connecticut

2,110 7,780

Delaware

1,010 1,950

District of Columbia

960 1,690

Florida

5,420 38,580

Georgia

4,030 24,120

Hawaii

740 2,840

Idaho

1,570 3,910

Illinois

7,310 21,270

Indiana

2,390 11,050

Iowa

2,070 8,260

Kansas

2,460 7,050

Kentucky

2,100 8,170

Louisiana

1,990 8,430

Maine

1,590 4,450

Maryland

2,070 8,230

Massachusetts

4,230 14,320

Michigan

5,050 14,480

Minnesota

2,370 10,170

Mississippi

1,840 7,150

Missouri

2,680 14,920

Montana

1,690 3,450

Nebraska

1,720 4,870

Nevada

1,000 3,870

New Hampshire

1,340 4,150

New Jersey

4,100 16,130

New Mexico

1,450 4,050

New York

7,950 36,620

North Carolina

3,820 22,460

North Dakota

1,100 2,480

Ohio

4,050 25,720

Oklahoma

1,830 6,460

Oregon

2,910 11,370

Pennsylvania

4,870 24,310

Rhode Island

1,030 2,160

South Carolina

2,230 10,000

South Dakota

1,430 2,830

Tennessee

3,950 12,410

Texas

6,950 45,400

Utah

1,780 5,860

Vermont

1,310 2,400

Virginia

2,840 14,770

Washington

4,310 13,750

West Virginia

1,650 5,590

Wisconsin

2,530 9,470

Wyoming

1,530 2,640

Puerto Rico

1,050 4,130

Virgin Islands

360 380

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 14, 2016

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