The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 149830 Thousand in December of 2020 from 149809 Thousand in November of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104893.45 Thousand from 1948 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 158735 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 January of 2021.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 152000.00 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 158000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 159000.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
149830.00 149809.00 158735.00 57172.00 1948 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.70 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls -140.00 336.00 4781.00 -20787.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private -95.00 417.00 4729.00 -19835.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -45.00 -81.00 465.00 -952.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 38.00 35.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 900.00 926.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 5054.00 5181.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change -123.00 304.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 149830.00 149809.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 10736.00 10728.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.80 0.30 4.70 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.80 34.80 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.50 61.50 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.46 2.45 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.50 11.60 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 115.75 117.74 117.74 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 112.34 111.08 112.34 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6301.00 7097.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6527.00 6632.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 77030.00 64797.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.09 24.87 25.12 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.22 23.08 23.22 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 2.11 1.89 13.78 -6.64 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.50 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 57.40 57.40 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 124689.00 124345.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 423.73 284.89 1352.18 31.95 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 24917.00 25384.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 848.00 824.50 5790.25 179.00 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.