March 27, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment in green goods and services, 2010

Green Goods and Services (GGS) employment by state, as a percent of total state employment, 2010 annual averages
State GGS employment Total employment GGS employment as a percent of total employment

United States

3,129,112 127,820,442 2.4
 

Alabama

44,288 1,813,155 2.4

Alaska

11,460 316,691 3.6

Arizona

49,717 2,356,789 2.1

Arkansas

33,280 1,134,071 2.9

California

338,445 14,414,461 2.3

Colorado

72,452 2,176,986 3.3

Connecticut

39,207 1,595,713 2.5

Delaware

7,978 399,078 2.0

District of Columbia

26,941 693,274 3.9

Florida

95,963 7,109,630 1.3

Georgia

81,996 3,753,934 2.2

Hawaii

15,583 586,772 2.7

Idaho

22,192 605,571 3.7

Illinois

139,830 5,502,322 2.5

Indiana

67,948 2,709,831 2.5

Iowa

39,097 1,436,340 2.7

Kansas

27,856 1,297,779 2.1

Kentucky

32,096 1,712,178 1.9

Louisiana

34,289 1,832,357 1.9

Maine

13,925 577,790 2.4

Maryland

87,408 2,453,197 3.6

Massachusetts

79,307 3,149,169 2.5

Michigan

79,771 3,770,225 2.1

Minnesota

69,736 2,558,310 2.7

Mississippi

17,412 1,074,617 1.6

Missouri

65,205 2,573,703 2.5

Montana

14,545 419,231 3.5

Nebraska

17,703 896,936 2.0

Nevada

17,254 1,108,238 1.6

New Hampshire

11,502 600,697 1.9

New Jersey

76,025 3,735,703 2.0

New Mexico

21,267 781,694 2.7

New York

248,526 8,340,732 3.0

North Carolina

77,498 3,788,581 2.0

North Dakota

8,407 358,635 2.3

Ohio

126,855 4,908,571 2.6

Oklahoma

22,411 1,485,400 1.5

Oregon

54,953 1,598,173 3.4

Pennsylvania

182,193 5,472,171 3.3

Rhode Island

11,924 447,408 2.7

South Carolina

35,100 1,758,204 2.0

South Dakota

11,239 389,198 2.9

Tennessee

62,004 2,558,438 2.4

Texas

229,685 10,182,150 2.3

Utah

27,948 1,150,737 2.4

Vermont

12,884 293,058 4.4

Virginia

91,871 3,536,676 2.6

Washington

91,906 2,808,698 3.3

West Virginia

14,533 692,448 2.1

Wisconsin

59,463 2,633,572 2.3

Wyoming

8,031 271,151 3.0

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment in green goods and services, 2010.

 

Green Goods and Services (GGS) employment by industry sector, 2010 annual averages
           Industry             GGS employment Total employment GGS employment as percent
of total employment

Natural resources and mining

65,050 1,798,593 3.6

Utilities

65,664 551,287 11.9

Construction

372,077 5,489,499 6.8

Manufacturing

461,847 11,487,496 4.0

Trade

202,370 19,947,787 1.0

Transportation and warehousing

245,057 3,943,659 6.2

Information

37,163 2,703,886 1.4

Financial activities

190 7,401,812 0.0

Professional, scientific, and technical services

349,024 7,457,913 4.7

Management of companies and enterprises

34,711 1,854,778 1.9

Administrative and waste services

319,915 7,399,320 4.3

Education and health services

37,069 18,656,159 0.2

Leisure and hospitality

22,510 13,006,814 0.2

Other services, except public admin.

56,174 4,349,563 1.3

Federal government

156,707 2,980,813 5.3

State government

227,103 4,606,001 4.9

Local government

476,479 14,032,396 3.4

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment in green goods and services, 2010.

 

 

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