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Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state, second quarter 2019

Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state,
second quarter 2019

                                                  Employment        Average weekly
                                                                        wage(1)
                            Establishments,
                             second quarter
            State                 2019                    Percent           Percent
                              (thousands)       June      change,  Second   change,
                                                2019       June    quarter  second
                                            (thousands)   2018-19    2019   quarter
                                                                            2018-19


United States(2)...........      10,252.0     149,089.2       1.1   $1,095      3.8

Alabama....................         129.6       1,993.7       1.1      911      3.4
Alaska.....................          22.3         338.9       0.7    1,078      3.6
Arizona....................         166.5       2,843.3       2.6    1,010      3.8
Arkansas...................          91.9       1,222.5       0.6      862      4.6
California.................       1,595.3      17,717.4       1.5    1,325      4.7
Colorado...................         210.2       2,765.7       2.2    1,128      4.9
Connecticut................         123.0       1,690.8      -0.8    1,266      3.9
Delaware...................          33.8         458.0       0.8    1,057      3.4
District of Columbia.......          40.3         780.4       0.5    1,778      3.8
Florida....................         716.5       8,722.9       1.8      968      3.9

Georgia....................         285.1       4,507.1       1.7    1,016      3.9
Hawaii.....................          44.7         652.2      -1.2      992      3.7
Idaho......................          67.5         765.1       2.6      820      3.3
Illinois...................         378.3       6,074.7       0.3    1,122      2.4
Indiana....................         167.7       3,089.8       0.5      910      3.1
Iowa.......................         104.2       1,584.7       0.1      902      2.5
Kansas.....................          87.9       1,403.0       0.6      905      2.8
Kentucky...................         121.3       1,909.7       0.3      911      3.3
Louisiana..................         135.0       1,920.2      -0.2      923      2.4
Maine......................          54.3         639.6       0.4      874      3.7

Maryland...................         174.3       2,733.6       0.7    1,178      3.3
Massachusetts..............         262.9       3,690.1       0.9    1,377      4.3
Michigan...................         261.9       4,419.7       0.1    1,018      2.4
Minnesota..................         182.4       2,952.6       0.8    1,101      2.6
Mississippi................          73.7       1,135.9       0.4      767      2.0
Missouri...................         208.3       2,836.7       0.3      948      2.5
Montana....................          49.5         483.1       1.0      843      3.3
Nebraska...................          72.6         991.5       0.1      889      3.5
Nevada.....................          83.7       1,408.8       2.6      961      3.2
New Hampshire..............          53.7         676.1       0.8    1,090      4.0

New Jersey.................         276.9       4,182.5       0.7    1,236      3.0
New Mexico.................          61.7         834.0       1.0      888      4.3
New York...................         651.9       9,682.8       1.0    1,347      3.9
North Carolina.............         284.7       4,527.3       2.0      970      3.9
North Dakota...............          31.9         431.8       1.3    1,026      4.1
Ohio.......................         300.7       5,486.7       0.4      965      3.4
Oklahoma...................         111.2       1,618.5       0.5      900      3.1
Oregon.....................         160.2       1,976.5       1.3    1,036      3.8
Pennsylvania...............         362.1       5,972.1       0.8    1,070      3.8
Rhode Island...............          38.8         494.5       0.7    1,034      3.4

South Carolina.............         139.0       2,144.2       1.3      867      3.7
South Dakota...............          34.1         441.8       0.4      838      3.8
Tennessee..................         166.4       3,047.8       1.8      964      3.3
Texas......................         707.8      12,585.6       2.0    1,102      3.8
Utah.......................         107.5       1,526.1       3.0      936      4.1
Vermont....................          26.1         314.0       0.0      929      2.7
Virginia...................         281.9       3,981.6       1.0    1,113      3.7
Washington.................         251.3       3,500.6       1.8    1,288      5.9
West Virginia..............          51.5         700.4      -0.6      889      2.4
Wisconsin..................         181.0       2,945.3       0.3      940      4.1

Wyoming....................          26.9         287.6       1.7      932      3.4

Puerto Rico................          47.0         867.7       1.5      531     -1.8
Virgin Islands.............           3.4          37.0      10.0      919      8.8

(1) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(2) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

Note: Data are preliminary. Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and
Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.



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Last Modified Date: November 20, 2019