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Percent change in average weekly wages by state, total covered employment

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Percent change in average weekly wages by state, total covered, March 2020 to March 2021
State Percent change March 2020 average weekly wages March 2021 average weekly wages Net change

Alabama

2.5% $972 $996 $24

Alaska

-0.6% $1,132 $1,125 -$7

Arizona

4.8% $1,097 $1,150 $53

Arkansas

3.7% $923 $957 $34

California

11.3% $1,458 $1,623 $165

Colorado

4.1% $1,283 $1,335 $52

Connecticut

4.7% $1,505 $1,575 $70

Delaware

1.6% $1,244 $1,264 $20

Florida

5.1% $1,050 $1,104 $54

Georgia

3.6% $1,156 $1,198 $42

Hawaii

5.7% $1,032 $1,091 $59

Idaho

4.9% $864 $906 $42

Illinois

6.7% $1,300 $1,387 $87

Indiana

3.3% $993 $1,026 $33

Iowa

2.6% $979 $1,004 $25

Kansas

1.9% $968 $986 $18

Kentucky

2.3% $943 $965 $22

Louisiana

1.0% $967 $977 $10

Maine

4.7% $955 $1,000 $45

Maryland

8.5% $1,278 $1,386 $108

Massachusetts

7.8% $1,606 $1,732 $126

Michigan

4.8% $1,102 $1,155 $53

Minnesota

4.6% $1,233 $1,290 $57

Mississippi

1.1% $802 $811 $9

Missouri

3.7% $1,017 $1,055 $38

Montana

5.4% $868 $915 $47

Nebraska

3.6% $956 $990 $34

Nevada

4.7% $1,032 $1,080 $48

New Hampshire

5.4% $1,193 $1,258 $65

New Jersey

5.3% $1,456 $1,533 $77

New Mexico

3.8% $923 $958 $35

New York

10.4% $1,693 $1,869 $176

North Carolina

4.1% $1,092 $1,137 $45

North Dakota

-0.9% $1,046 $1,037 -$9

Ohio

3.3% $1,063 $1,098 $35

Oklahoma

-0.8% $947 $939 -$8

Oregon

6.4% $1,102 $1,172 $70

Pennsylvania

4.3% $1,175 $1,226 $51

Puerto Rico

2.0% $551 $562 $11

Rhode Island

3.4% $1,132 $1,171 $39

South Carolina

3.8% $922 $957 $35

South Dakota

3.4% $901 $932 $31

Tennessee

5.0% $1,026 $1,077 $51

Texas

2.4% $1,231 $1,261 $30

Utah

3.7% $1,027 $1,065 $38

Vermont

4.9% $980 $1,028 $48

Virgin Islands

-8.0% $1,045 $961 -$84

Virginia

4.2% $1,233 $1,285 $52

Washington

9.1% $1,412 $1,540 $128

West Virginia

0.8% $904 $911 $7

Wisconsin

3.9% $1,008 $1,047 $39

Wyoming

-0.6% $959 $953 -$6