Readings in line with the consensus estimate should reinforce views that the economy remains fundamentally strong, despite GDP appearing to have slowed to a 1.00% annualized growth rate during the first quarter - compared with a 2.10% rise in the final three months of 2016.
During January and February, the economy saw job gains in excess of 230,000 as unusually warmer weather boosted hiring in weather-dependent sectors like construction and hospitality.
Economists see the trend reversing in March following the drop in temperatures and a storm that lashed the Northeast. A report on Wednesday showed private payrolls soaring by 263,000 jobs last month.
S&P 500 June futures are largely range bound ahead of the closely-watched data, with 2335 marking the floor and 2360 serving as a ceiling.