The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 153154 Thousand in August of 2021 from 152645 Thousand in July of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employed Persons in the United States averaged 105314.45 Thousand from 1948 until 2021, 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 September of 2021.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 154000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. 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
153154.00 152645.00 158735.00 57172.00 1948 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.40 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 235.00 1053.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 243.00 798.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -8.00 255.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 37.00 52.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 310.00 345.00 6149.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2783.00 2805.00 23128.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 374.00 326.00 4350.00 -19392.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153154.00 152645.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8384.00 8702.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.60 0.40 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.70 35.00 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.97 2.12 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 9.20 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 118.60 118.23 119.07 17.01 points [+]
Productivity 112.70 112.10 112.70 25.97 points [+]
Job Vacancies 11664.00 10342.00 11664.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 10934.00 10185.00 10934.00 2232.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 15723.00 18942.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.99 25.85 25.99 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.95 23.81 23.95 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 10.10 10.24 14.48 -5.88 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.90 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.48 328.33 329.48 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 58.50 58.40 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 96.20 102.52 1352.29 32.08 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25783.00 25360.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 339.50 356.25 5301.25 179.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 127436.00 127466.00 131755.00 64640.00 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.