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Table 2. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 10 largest counties, second quarter 2020

Table 2. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 10 largest counties,
second quarter 2020

                                                                    Employment         Average weekly
                                                                                           wage(1)
                                              Establishments,
                                               second quarter
         County by NAICS supersector                2020                    Percent            Percent
                                                (thousands)       June      change,   Second   change,
                                                                  2020       June     quarter  second
                                                              (thousands) 2019-20(2)   2020    quarter
                                                                                             2019-20(2)


United States(3) ............................      10,451.0     135,114.4      -9.4   $1,188       8.6
  Private industry...........................      10,148.9     114,475.9     -10.1    1,179       8.7
    Natural resources and mining.............         140.4       1,854.0     -10.1    1,087      -2.2
    Construction.............................         844.6       7,269.3      -4.9    1,215       1.2
    Manufacturing............................         358.0      11,965.4      -7.2    1,331       2.6
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....       1,946.3      25,726.3      -6.1      979       5.8
    Information..............................         195.4       2,597.7     -10.1    2,444      12.7
    Financial activities.....................         939.4       8,121.3      -2.9    1,757       7.1
    Professional and business services.......       1,963.0      19,711.7      -7.4    1,521       6.4
    Education and health services............       1,857.3      21,580.9      -6.5    1,027       5.1
    Leisure and hospitality..................         887.7      11,755.1     -31.2      463      -0.9
    Other services...........................         817.7       3,729.8     -18.3      862      13.6
  Government.................................         302.0      20,638.4      -5.5    1,237       7.6

Los Angeles, CA..............................         518.8       3,945.3     -12.2    1,333       8.9
  Private industry...........................         512.4       3,389.2     -13.2    1,294       8.9
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.6           6.3       4.1    1,048      -6.2
    Construction.............................          17.6         146.0      -2.8    1,342       3.5
    Manufacturing............................          12.6         310.5      -9.0    1,491       7.0
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          59.8         746.7     -10.2    1,067       6.1
    Information..............................          13.8         152.1     -22.2    2,759       9.1
    Financial activities.....................          31.2         205.9      -6.6    2,036       5.8
    Professional and business services.......          58.4         566.8     -10.4    1,613       6.9
    Education and health services............         247.8         785.6      -4.4      961       5.4
    Leisure and hospitality..................          40.7         355.2     -36.0      752       9.0
    Other services...........................          29.8         114.0     -25.7      951      22.2
  Government.................................           6.4         556.1      -5.5    1,562       6.9

Cook, IL.....................................         138.4       2,297.3     -13.1    1,372       9.6
  Private industry...........................         137.2       2,023.6     -13.7    1,359       9.4
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.1           1.7      13.6    1,217       0.2
    Construction.............................          11.1          71.8      -9.9    1,545       2.3
    Manufacturing............................           5.6         173.7      -7.1    1,271       0.3
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          28.3         425.3      -9.5    1,101       5.1
    Information..............................           2.6          49.4      -7.5    2,276       8.5
    Financial activities.....................          14.2         201.9      -3.0    2,305       5.4
    Professional and business services.......          29.1         431.8     -10.8    1,651       5.4
    Education and health services............          16.0         418.8      -7.4    1,092       7.9
    Leisure and hospitality..................          13.8         165.3     -46.2      557      -4.0
    Other services...........................          15.6          83.7     -16.7    1,109      14.6
  Government.................................           1.3         273.7      -8.3    1,467      10.2

New York, NY.................................         131.1       2,048.7     -18.8    2,427      14.9
  Private industry...........................         129.7       1,818.4     -20.7    2,516      16.6
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.0           0.2      14.6    2,374     -20.0
    Construction.............................           2.4          35.5     -17.0    1,960      -0.9
    Manufacturing............................           1.8          13.8     -37.7    1,860      23.7
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          18.3         178.1     -30.2    1,714      10.6
    Information..............................           5.8         167.1     -14.9    3,232      13.1
    Financial activities.....................          19.6         380.3      -4.0    3,960       6.1
    Professional and business services.......          29.3         527.5     -11.5    2,557       5.8
    Education and health services............          10.3         325.6      -9.0    1,588       9.5
    Leisure and hospitality..................          14.5         107.0     -66.1    1,109      15.5
    Other services...........................          19.9          79.1     -26.6    1,596      23.1
  Government.................................           1.5         230.3      -0.6    1,727       3.1

Harris, TX...................................         119.2       2,179.4      -7.3    1,352       3.4
  Private industry...........................         118.7       1,901.4      -8.4    1,365       3.3
    Natural resources and mining.............           1.6          55.7     -18.2    3,304       5.9
    Construction.............................           7.9         155.4      -9.2    1,403       0.6
    Manufacturing............................           4.9         164.8      -8.9    1,597       0.4
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          25.3         444.2      -5.1    1,197       0.6
    Information..............................           1.3          22.9     -13.9    1,637       8.8
    Financial activities.....................          12.9         125.2      -3.6    1,764       3.5
    Professional and business services.......          24.1         387.4      -6.5    1,668       1.6
    Education and health services............          17.2         290.5      -3.9    1,105       3.0
    Leisure and hospitality..................          10.8         192.6     -21.7      459      -8.4
    Other services...........................          11.6          60.5     -12.1      902       4.4
  Government.................................           0.6         278.0       1.0    1,266       6.3

Maricopa, AZ.................................         110.7       1,924.6      -4.6    1,137       7.7
  Private industry...........................         110.0       1,751.2      -4.1    1,125       7.6
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.5           7.8      -4.9    1,050       2.4
    Construction.............................           8.8         131.7       0.1    1,195       3.0
    Manufacturing............................           3.5         128.1      -1.7    1,535       2.5
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          21.6         385.3      -0.1    1,018       5.7
    Information..............................           2.4          33.9     -13.2    1,755      21.5
    Financial activities.....................          14.6         191.4       1.9    1,509      11.4
    Professional and business services.......          28.0         333.7      -3.7    1,174       4.4
    Education and health services............          13.9         314.4      -1.4    1,052       3.3
    Leisure and hospitality..................           9.3         178.3     -20.7      510      -3.4
    Other services...........................           7.2          46.6     -12.4      846       7.4
  Government.................................           0.7         173.4      -9.6    1,240       8.2

Dallas, TX...................................          80.2       1,623.5      -5.8    1,361       4.5
  Private industry...........................          79.7       1,452.7      -6.2    1,366       4.4
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.5           7.8     -10.0    2,468      -1.6
    Construction.............................           5.0          89.5      -5.1    1,332       2.5
    Manufacturing............................           2.8         114.1      -3.7    1,484      -1.8
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          16.2         340.0      -2.0    1,199       3.5
    Information..............................           1.5          44.2      -6.4    2,070       4.9
    Financial activities.....................          10.0         157.9      -1.1    1,881       2.0
    Professional and business services.......          18.5         341.2      -5.0    1,569       1.6
    Education and health services............          10.0         193.7      -4.2    1,169       1.2
    Leisure and hospitality..................           7.3         126.6     -24.5      525       1.2
    Other services...........................           7.2          36.4     -18.5    1,011      12.7
  Government.................................           0.5         170.8      -1.4    1,317       6.0

Orange, CA...................................         130.0       1,442.0     -12.7    1,334      11.4
  Private industry...........................         128.6       1,298.2     -13.1    1,317      11.6
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.2           2.2      -5.6      925       1.1
    Construction.............................           8.0         101.2      -5.3    1,469       1.4
    Manufacturing............................           5.3         146.4      -8.5    1,641       8.0
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          18.7         231.0      -9.2    1,144       7.7
    Information..............................           1.6          23.0     -10.8    2,278      13.9
    Financial activities.....................          13.4         112.4      -3.8    2,078      12.5
    Professional and business services.......          24.3         293.3      -9.5    1,511       9.5
    Education and health services............          39.1         211.4      -5.8    1,002       4.3
    Leisure and hospitality..................           9.9         139.4     -39.7      504      -7.0
    Other services...........................           7.9          37.9     -21.5      853      14.5
  Government.................................           1.4         143.9      -8.4    1,473       7.2

San Diego, CA................................         118.2       1,325.1     -11.2    1,315      10.6
  Private industry...........................         116.3       1,101.6     -12.0    1,269      11.0
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.7          10.1      -2.4      785       1.8
    Construction.............................           8.2          80.9      -2.5    1,332       4.4
    Manufacturing............................           3.6         112.5      -4.6    1,662       3.9
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          15.5         199.4      -9.4      991      10.6
    Information..............................           1.4          21.2     -10.0    2,037       0.9
    Financial activities.....................          11.5          72.6      -4.3    1,693      10.8
    Professional and business services.......          21.8         237.1      -5.8    1,740       5.4
    Education and health services............          35.9         197.4      -5.9    1,018       5.2
    Leisure and hospitality..................           9.3         132.5     -35.8      519      -5.5
    Other services...........................           8.3          37.8     -29.3      765      18.6
  Government.................................           2.0         223.5      -6.8    1,527       6.9

King, WA.....................................          90.3       1,312.9      -8.9    1,945      13.9
  Private industry...........................          89.6       1,145.2      -9.6    2,000      14.7
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.4           2.9     -11.8    1,321      -5.4
    Construction.............................           6.9          70.9      -7.3    1,422      -4.2
    Manufacturing............................           2.5          94.9     -10.4    1,773       4.4
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          13.4         263.6      -4.2    2,190      11.8
    Information..............................           2.7         127.5       4.4    4,319      14.4
    Financial activities.....................           7.2          67.2      -3.2    2,034      12.2
    Professional and business services.......          19.0         226.5      -4.2    2,027       7.7
    Education and health services............          21.0         167.5      -6.6    1,142       2.1
    Leisure and hospitality..................           7.3          85.4     -42.7      594      -6.9
    Other services...........................           9.2          38.9     -20.7    1,055      11.1
  Government.................................           0.6         167.7      -3.8    1,579       9.0

Miami-Dade, FL...............................         105.6       1,036.8      -9.3    1,109       5.5
  Private industry...........................         105.3         913.8     -10.1    1,082       5.0
    Natural resources and mining.............           0.5           8.9       3.9      726       6.3
    Construction.............................           7.2          52.0      -0.9    1,052       1.3
    Manufacturing............................           2.8          39.7      -4.6      950       1.2
    Trade, transportation, and utilities.....          24.5         262.0      -9.0      994       4.2
    Information..............................           1.6          16.7     -12.4    1,812       4.4
    Financial activities.....................          11.4          74.0      -3.0    1,681       5.0
    Professional and business services.......          24.5         153.6      -6.3    1,282      -1.5
    Education and health services............          12.8         177.0      -3.8    1,050       3.3
    Leisure and hospitality..................           7.7          95.8     -33.4      615      -3.5
    Other services...........................           8.1          32.1     -16.9      732       7.6
  Government.................................           0.3         122.9      -2.7    1,289       6.7

(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.

Note: Data are preliminary. Counties selected are based on 2019 annual average employment.
Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal
Employees (UCFE) programs.



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