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Table 2. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 10 largest counties, second quarter 2022

Table 2. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 10 largest counties,
second quarter 2022

                                                                    Employment         Average weekly
                                                                                           wage(1)
                                              Establishments,
                                               second quarter 
         County by NAICS supersector                2022                    Percent            Percent
                                                (thousands)       June      change,   Second   change,
                                                                  2022       June     quarter  second
                                                              (thousands) 2021-22(2)   2022    quarter
                                                                                             2021-22(2)


United States(3) ............................      11,460.8     149,902.0       4.0   $1,294       4.3
  Private industry...........................      11,157.1     128,617.5       4.5    1,288       4.3
    Natural resources and mining.............         142.8       1,886.9       2.4    1,189       8.2
    Construction.............................         899.1       7,830.0       3.4    1,352       5.5
    Manufacturing............................         379.5      12,766.0       3.5    1,480       5.0
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....       2,021.5      28,115.2       3.4    1,080       4.9
    Information..............................         257.8       3,036.7       7.1    2,672      -2.2
    Financial activities.....................       1,029.4       8,571.1       2.4    1,934       1.1
    Professional and business services.......       2,285.2      22,409.1       5.4    1,715       4.7
    Education and health services............       1,996.3      22,980.7       1.7    1,148       6.1
    Leisure and hospitality..................         929.8      16,214.6       9.8      574      10.4
    Other services...........................         863.3       4,411.8       5.1      914       5.7
  Government.................................         303.7      21,284.5       0.8    1,327       4.3

Los Angeles, CA..............................         536.6       4,460.4       5.1    1,435       2.8
  Private industry...........................         530.2       3,891.8       5.6    1,400       2.9
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.6           6.5       3.5    1,275       7.3
    Construction.............................          18.5         150.3       1.0    1,468       4.3
    Manufacturing............................          12.5         321.3       2.1    1,669       5.8
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          61.9         816.1       2.8    1,201       5.4
    Information..............................          14.1         228.5       (4)    2,575       (4)
    Financial activities.....................          32.6         211.3       0.7    2,235      -0.8
    Professional and business services.......          62.0         643.4       6.1    1,780       2.9
    Education and health services............         254.8         850.7       2.7    1,055       4.5
    Leisure and hospitality..................          42.8         514.7      16.7      878      10.0
    Other services...........................          29.6         147.9      12.6      958       3.1
  Government.................................           6.4         568.6       2.0    1,679       2.7

Cook, IL.....................................         143.8       2,532.4       3.6    1,489       4.6
  Private industry...........................         142.6       2,248.5       3.9    1,482       4.7
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.1           1.5     -10.3    1,243       9.3
    Construction.............................          11.4          76.4       3.4    1,641       4.5
    Manufacturing............................           5.7         174.8       0.1    1,451       7.1
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          29.5         462.6       3.4    1,211       6.7
    Information..............................           2.9          51.6       4.6    2,721       4.0
    Financial activities.....................          14.4         203.7       0.2    2,653       4.4
    Professional and business services.......          30.7         478.7       4.2    1,863       4.6
    Education and health services............          16.8         441.8       1.1    1,170       5.5
    Leisure and hospitality..................          14.2         264.2      16.3      719      12.2
    Other services...........................          16.5          92.8       3.5    1,162       5.9
  Government.................................           1.3         284.0       1.0    1,545       4.5

Harris, TX...................................         125.8       2,332.4       4.6    1,468       5.5
  Private industry...........................         125.2       2,064.3       5.0    1,483       5.6
    Natural resources and mining.............           1.6          54.0       5.4    3,398       6.0
    Construction.............................           8.4         160.4       6.2    1,532       5.5
    Manufacturing............................           5.1         166.9       3.7    1,771       8.1
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          26.4         478.5       3.8    1,350       7.3
    Information..............................           1.5          23.9      10.8    1,839      -0.6
    Financial activities.....................          13.8         131.7       3.1    2,101      10.2
    Professional and business services.......          26.3         423.4       5.8    1,833       3.6
    Education and health services............          17.5         308.6       2.8    1,213       2.9
    Leisure and hospitality..................          11.3         244.4       8.6      589      10.3
    Other services...........................          11.6          68.8       4.2    1,019       6.8
  Government.................................           0.6         268.1       1.4    1,352       3.8

New York, NY.................................         125.0       2,359.5       8.0    2,542      -0.5
  Private industry...........................         123.5       2,141.7       9.0    2,615      -1.1
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.0           0.1     -13.9    2,678      40.3
    Construction.............................           2.3          36.7       1.7    2,131       1.9
    Manufacturing............................           1.6          17.3      13.5    1,760       2.0
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          16.7         212.4       7.0    1,919       4.5
    Information..............................           5.7         200.4       7.3    3,459      -2.8
    Financial activities.....................          18.8         391.7       3.6    4,363       0.2
    Professional and business services.......          26.6         575.2       6.2    2,864       2.0
    Education and health services............          10.1         353.7       3.1    1,686       3.9
    Leisure and hospitality..................          13.6         250.4      45.6    1,164       7.1
    Other services...........................          17.6          93.2       4.6    1,528       0.3
  Government.................................           1.5         217.8      -1.2    1,840       3.4

Maricopa, AZ.................................         127.9       2,097.2       2.9    1,277       5.6
  Private industry...........................         127.1       1,921.9       3.3    1,267       5.4
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.5           7.6      -4.6    1,424      11.4
    Construction.............................           9.8         146.0       7.7    1,382      10.2
    Manufacturing............................           3.7         138.6       4.1    1,680       1.3
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          22.9         422.7       2.6    1,135       3.5
    Information..............................           3.1          38.7       4.7    2,033       8.7
    Financial activities.....................          17.0         190.8      -3.8    1,675       3.5
    Professional and business services.......          33.8         354.9       2.5    1,402       8.6
    Education and health services............          15.6         337.1       2.0    1,222       9.4
    Leisure and hospitality..................          10.0         222.8       8.4      650       5.7
    Other services...........................           8.2          56.2       3.8      954       5.1
  Government.................................           0.8         175.2      -1.0    1,377       8.2

Dallas, TX...................................          85.6       1,786.3       5.1    1,535       6.5
  Private industry...........................          85.0       1,613.7       5.8    1,546       6.6
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.5           7.7       6.8    2,998      16.4
    Construction.............................           5.3          92.9       3.7    1,544       9.0
    Manufacturing............................           3.0         122.1       4.5    1,603       4.6
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          16.8         379.3       5.7    1,369       8.0
    Information..............................           1.7          46.3       4.2    2,393       9.1
    Financial activities.....................          11.0         164.6       3.6    2,195       5.9
    Professional and business services.......          20.5         397.4       8.3    1,867       7.0
    Education and health services............          10.4         199.5       1.8    1,264       4.0
    Leisure and hospitality..................           7.5         158.9       9.6      638       9.2
    Other services...........................           7.3          42.6       4.8    1,028       5.2
  Government.................................           0.5         172.6      -0.8    1,429       4.7

Orange, CA...................................         138.3       1,628.3       5.0    1,420       2.2
  Private industry...........................         136.9       1,478.8       5.4    1,404       2.0
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.2           2.0     -17.7    1,060       4.7
    Construction.............................           8.2         105.0       3.0    1,632       4.1
    Manufacturing............................           5.4         153.9       2.8    1,884      10.1
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          19.0         249.4       2.6    1,258       3.8
    Information..............................           1.7          24.1       3.1    2,509      -7.4
    Financial activities.....................          14.4         111.3      -4.1    2,201       0.0
    Professional and business services.......          25.5         324.2       4.8    1,638       2.2
    Education and health services............          43.8         238.1       4.3    1,142       7.2
    Leisure and hospitality..................          10.3         221.0      19.5      660       5.1
    Other services...........................           8.2          49.5      11.7      863       3.9
  Government.................................           1.4         149.5       2.0    1,568       3.5

San Diego, CA................................         124.0       1,502.7       5.6    1,420       3.4
  Private industry...........................         122.1       1,266.2       6.2    1,389       3.7
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.7          10.4       2.6      925       4.8
    Construction.............................           8.6          86.9       5.5    1,449       4.4
    Manufacturing............................           3.7         116.5       2.6    1,788       0.7
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          15.6         217.6       3.8    1,099       5.2
    Information..............................           1.5          21.4       4.5    2,579      12.9
    Financial activities.....................          12.1          75.6       1.0    1,909      -0.3
    Professional and business services.......          22.9         274.9       6.1    1,999       5.8
    Education and health services............          38.5         216.2       2.9    1,130       5.0
    Leisure and hospitality..................           9.6         195.9      17.3      709      11.3
    Other services...........................           8.7          50.4      13.0      798       4.0
  Government.................................           1.9         236.6       2.5    1,589       2.8

King, WA.....................................          94.1       1,464.0       6.1    2,128      -1.6
  Private industry...........................          93.4       1,292.9       6.9    2,190      -2.1
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.4           3.1       2.0    1,483      19.6
    Construction.............................           7.1          77.4       2.1    1,660       3.6
    Manufacturing............................           2.6          90.7       3.9    1,889       4.2
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          13.5         228.1       3.5    1,499       3.0
    Information..............................           3.6         144.1       7.6    4,812      -5.6
    Financial activities.....................           7.7          72.0       2.7    2,334      -0.9
    Professional and business services.......          22.5         325.3      10.0    2,915      -5.2
    Education and health services............          18.9         180.5       2.6    1,271       2.6
    Leisure and hospitality..................           7.6         127.3      21.7      774      10.9
    Other services...........................           9.5          44.3       5.3    1,144       1.3
  Government.................................           0.7         171.1       0.3    1,659       1.5

Miami-Dade, FL...............................         120.8       1,159.6       5.3    1,303       7.7
  Private industry...........................         120.5       1,037.1       6.0    1,287       8.1
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.6           9.8       8.6      810      -1.3
    Construction.............................           7.9          50.6       1.2    1,197       6.4
    Manufacturing............................           3.2          41.3       3.2    1,132       8.2
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          26.5         291.2       5.3    1,170       6.4
    Information..............................           2.5          20.6      10.9    2,306      11.5
    Financial activities.....................          13.2          81.3       4.5    2,132       9.4
    Professional and business services.......          29.7         176.6       7.4    1,612      14.1
    Education and health services............          15.4         192.7       4.3    1,169       3.3
    Leisure and hospitality..................           8.6         135.2      10.8      855       9.3
    Other services...........................           8.7          35.6       2.2      844       5.4
  Government.................................           0.3         122.5      -0.4    1,434       6.3
 
(1) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(2) Percent changes were computed from quarterly employment and pay data adjusted for noneconomic
county reclassifications. See Technical Note.
(3) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.
(4) Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
  
Note: Data are preliminary. Counties selected are based on 2021 annual average employment.
Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal
Employees (UCFE) programs.



Last Modified Date: November 22, 2022