Table 4. Covered (1) establishments, employment, and wages by state, fourth quarter 2009 (2)






Table 4. Covered(1) establishments, employment, and wages by state, 
fourth quarter 2009(2)
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
                                                Employment        Average weekly 
                                                                      wage(3)    
                          Establishments,                                        
                           fourth quarter                                        
          State                 2009                    Percent           Percent
                            (thousands)     December    change,  Average  change,
                                              2009     December   weekly  fourth 
                                          (thousands)   2008-09    wage   quarter
                                                                          2008-09
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
United States(4).........       9,085.0     128,334.9      -4.1     $942      2.5
                                                                                 
Alabama..................         117.5       1,819.9      -4.7      818      3.4
Alaska...................          21.4         302.4      -0.5      959      3.5
Arizona..................         154.1       2,406.2      -6.0      876      3.3
Arkansas.................          86.1       1,136.2      -2.8      725      2.5
California...............       1,374.0      14,476.4      -5.3    1,074      3.1
Colorado.................         171.7       2,183.6      -4.9      965      3.5
Connecticut..............         112.0       1,620.1      -4.0    1,192      2.3
Delaware.................          28.6         398.3      -5.0      960      2.1
District of Columbia.....          34.8         686.7      -0.1    1,614      2.7
Florida..................         599.3       7,208.9      -5.0      855      3.6
                                                                                 
Georgia..................         271.6       3,773.5      -4.9      875      2.6
Hawaii...................          39.3         592.5      -3.7      843      2.7
Idaho....................          55.8         604.3      -4.7      708      2.2
Illinois.................         376.4       5,529.4      -4.6    1,008      2.3
Indiana..................         159.9       2,709.7      -4.3      781      2.2
Iowa.....................          94.6       1,436.2      -3.3      771      2.1
Kansas...................          88.1       1,309.8      -4.4      792      2.9
Kentucky.................         108.2       1,726.2      -3.1      781      3.4
Louisiana................         127.0       1,842.8      -3.5      833      0.4
Maine....................          50.2         579.0      -2.8      759      3.3
                                                                                 
Maryland.................         162.4       2,462.9      -2.8    1,054      4.5
Massachusetts............         215.5       3,142.5      -3.0    1,176      1.8
Michigan.................         252.2       3,767.7      -5.6      913      1.1
Minnesota................         166.0       2,559.4      -3.8      928      2.3
Mississippi..............          70.7       1,076.5      -3.7      697      2.7
Missouri.................         174.3       2,598.7      -3.8      816     -3.2
Montana..................          42.5         419.4      -3.3      695      2.5
Nebraska.................          60.5         896.6      -2.9      756      3.6
Nevada...................          74.9       1,123.2      -6.9      875      1.4
New Hampshire............          48.9         605.8      -3.2      958      2.4
                                                                                 
New Jersey...............         270.8       3,806.6      -2.9    1,143      1.6
New Mexico...............          54.1         787.0      -4.2      794      3.3
New York.................         586.4       8,445.4      -2.6    1,190      1.7
North Carolina...........         251.3       3,802.2      -5.0      818      3.2
North Dakota.............          26.0         353.6      -0.2      752      3.7
Ohio.....................         288.1       4,911.8      -4.9      840      2.9
Oklahoma.................         101.9       1,486.4      -4.8      763      0.9
Oregon...................         130.6       1,593.3      -4.8      829      2.5
Pennsylvania.............         342.0       5,474.5      -3.1      931      3.8
Rhode Island.............          35.3         448.1      -3.5      912      2.9
                                                                                 
South Carolina...........         112.7       1,748.6      -4.9      763      4.4
South Dakota.............          31.0         386.0      -2.4      688      3.8
Tennessee................         140.5       2,572.3      -4.5      849      2.9
Texas....................         567.1      10,146.9      -3.5      944      1.2
Utah.....................          85.7       1,158.1      -4.5      796      3.2
Vermont..................          24.6         296.4      -2.7      804      3.7
Virginia.................         231.7       3,551.6      -2.8      994      4.3
Washington...............         235.0       2,776.6      -3.7      952      3.6
West Virginia............          48.5         693.6      -2.9      752      2.5
Wisconsin................         158.2       2,634.2      -4.4      810      2.1
                                                                                 
Wyoming..................          25.1         266.9      -6.3      831     -2.2
                                                                                 
Puerto Rico..............          50.0         977.6      -5.2      552      4.5
Virgin Islands...........           3.5          43.9      -3.7      746      2.2

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment
Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(4) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the
Virgin Islands.





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