The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 137242 Thousand in May of 2020 from 133403 Thousand in April of 2020.

Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104553.47 Thousand from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 158803 Thousand in December of 2019 and a record low of 57172 Thousand in June of 1949. This page provides - United States Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2020.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 140500.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in the United States to stand at 152000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 153000.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
137242.00 133403.00 158803.00 57172.00 1948 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 13.30 14.70 14.70 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 2509.00 -20687.00 2509.00 -20687.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 3094.00 -19724.00 3094.00 -19724.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -585.00 -963.00 427.00 -963.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 225.00 -1324.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 1480.00 1540.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 19522.00 20289.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 2369.00 3065.00 3065.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 137242.00 133403.00 158803.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 20985.00 23078.00 23078.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -1.00 4.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.20 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 60.20 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.74 0.60 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.20 27.40 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 113.42 112.01 113.42 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 108.03 108.28 108.28 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 5347.00 6060.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5046.00 6011.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 170219.00 397016.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.00 25.14 25.14 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.70 22.82 22.82 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth -5.66 -8.34 13.78 -8.34 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.70 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.13 327.17 329.13 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 52.80 51.30 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 116523.00 114322.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 1620.75 1781.50 5790.25 179.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 20741.00 19106.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]


United States Employed Persons
In the United States, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business.