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Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state, fourth quarter 2020

Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state,
fourth quarter 2020

                                                  Employment        Average weekly
                                                                        wage(1)
                            Establishments,
                            fourth quarter
            State                2020                     Percent           Percent
                             (thousands)      December    change,   Fourth  change,
                                                2020      December  quarter fourth
                                             (thousands)  2019-20    2020   quarter
                                                                            2019-20


United States(2)...........      10,675.8     140,881.3      -6.1   $1,339     13.0

Alabama....................         134.6       1,951.2      -2.9    1,096     11.4
Alaska.....................          23.1         290.1      -6.4    1,260     10.6
Arizona....................         173.9       2,908.7      -3.3    1,214     14.6
Arkansas...................          94.6       1,194.8      -3.2      999     11.4
California.................       1,660.2      16,380.1      -8.3    1,724     18.5
Colorado...................         219.6       2,613.7      -5.7    1,378     12.3
Connecticut................         126.8       1,578.4      -6.5    1,551     12.2
Delaware...................          35.1         432.9      -5.2    1,262     11.3
District of Columbia.......          43.8         713.0      -8.9    2,293     15.2
Florida....................         765.4       8,642.8      -5.0    1,180     13.1

Georgia....................         319.7       4,405.9      -4.0    1,208     10.9
Hawaii.....................          47.3         561.1     -16.1    1,219     16.0
Idaho......................          71.8         763.5       0.8    1,034     12.8
Illinois...................         386.3       5,573.8      -7.8    1,378     13.0
Indiana....................         173.1       2,985.1      -4.0    1,076     11.2
Iowa.......................         105.6       1,494.3      -4.3    1,099     11.6
Kansas.....................          89.9       1,346.9      -4.5    1,070     11.5
Kentucky...................         130.4       1,839.6      -4.8    1,057     10.8
Louisiana..................         140.8       1,796.9      -7.0    1,078      8.6
Maine......................          55.4         594.3      -4.3    1,092     14.5

Maryland...................         174.5       2,546.1      -6.7    1,445     13.6
Massachusetts..............         266.7       3,365.8      -8.3    1,766     17.0
Michigan...................         265.3       3,998.2      -8.9    1,257     12.8
Minnesota..................         186.4       2,684.1      -7.9    1,322     12.3
Mississippi................          76.1       1,119.1      -2.4      901     10.4
Missouri...................         221.5       2,724.4      -4.3    1,127     11.6
Montana....................          54.6         467.4      -1.4    1,035     12.7
Nebraska...................          72.5         962.7      -2.9    1,079     11.5
Nevada.....................          90.2       1,283.1     -10.7    1,178     14.4
New Hampshire..............          57.1         637.3      -5.2    1,406     17.9

New Jersey.................         291.0       3,860.5      -7.2    1,517     13.9
New Mexico.................          64.8         767.1      -9.5    1,052     11.8
New York...................         662.4       8,693.4     -10.3    1,712     14.2
North Carolina.............         301.7       4,431.0      -2.7    1,152     11.2
North Dakota...............          32.6         394.4      -7.1    1,136      4.7
Ohio.......................         307.3       5,199.9      -5.1    1,161     12.0
Oklahoma...................         113.6       1,569.1      -4.4    1,013      7.3
Oregon.....................         167.3       1,824.3      -7.5    1,256     14.2
Pennsylvania...............         370.5       5,549.4      -7.4    1,287     12.6
Rhode Island...............          40.7         449.6      -8.3    1,259     14.7

South Carolina.............         149.2       2,074.4      -3.5    1,035     11.1
South Dakota...............          35.5         422.8      -1.9    1,048     14.4
Tennessee..................         176.2       3,002.5      -2.7    1,172     11.7
Texas......................         743.1      12,251.1      -4.3    1,294      9.0
Utah.......................         117.9       1,557.8       0.6    1,154     12.9
Vermont....................          26.6         286.1      -8.9    1,133     14.7
Virginia...................         289.8       3,796.1      -4.7    1,360     13.0
Washington.................         259.7       3,219.7      -6.8    1,589     16.0
West Virginia..............          51.9         654.1      -5.3      997     10.3
Wisconsin..................         184.2       2,762.5      -4.8    1,140     11.7

Wyoming....................          27.7         260.2      -5.3    1,061      4.6

Puerto Rico................          46.0         873.8      -4.0      621      8.0
Virgin Islands.............           3.5          35.3     -11.5    1,057     -1.3

(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: May 19, 2021