Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state, first quarter 2018

Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state,
first quarter 2018

                                                  Employment        Average weekly
                                                                        wage(1)
                            Establishments,
                             first quarter
            State                2018                     Percent           Percent
                             (thousands)        March     change,   First   change,
                                                2018       March   quarter   first
                                             (thousands)  2017-18    2018   quarter
                                                                            2017-18


United States(2)...........      10,008.0     144,562.9       1.6   $1,152      3.7

Alabama....................         126.2       1,948.9       1.1      919      2.9
Alaska.....................          22.0         311.2      -0.5    1,074      2.3
Arizona....................         162.2       2,822.5       2.8    1,025      3.5
Arkansas...................          90.7       1,211.4       0.9      879      2.4
California.................       1,548.3      17,152.5       2.1    1,352      4.4
Colorado...................         202.6       2,639.5       2.5    1,175      3.4
Connecticut................         120.1       1,651.9       0.1    1,447      2.4
Delaware...................          32.2         438.7       1.2    1,202      1.3
District of Columbia.......          41.3         770.2       1.2    1,917      1.9
Florida....................         693.2       8,716.8       2.2      988      4.1

Georgia....................         281.4       4,409.1       2.3    1,095      2.3
Hawaii.....................          42.5         658.4       0.3      974      2.3
Idaho......................          61.2         712.6       3.5      809      4.3
Illinois...................         373.7       5,909.3       1.0    1,241      3.9
Indiana....................         166.9       3,018.8       1.2      954      3.9
Iowa.......................         102.6       1,525.8       0.5      921      2.4
Kansas.....................          88.3       1,370.6       0.2      912      2.7
Kentucky...................         123.4       1,873.7       0.5      901      2.5
Louisiana..................         132.3       1,914.7       0.5      932      3.0
Maine......................          53.8         592.1       0.9      891      3.6

Maryland...................         171.4       2,646.9       0.9    1,209      3.2
Massachusetts..............         257.1       3,509.9       1.1    1,510      5.6
Michigan...................         245.5       4,289.0       1.4    1,078      3.4
Minnesota..................         174.2       2,823.6       0.7    1,175      2.1
Mississippi................          73.8       1,125.9       0.1      765      2.1
Missouri...................         207.4       2,777.6       0.5      960      3.1
Montana....................          48.6         455.5       1.0      819      2.4
Nebraska...................          72.2         966.0       0.4      898      3.6
Nevada.....................          81.8       1,351.6       3.0      977      4.8
New Hampshire..............          52.1         648.2       0.8    1,122      4.9

New Jersey.................         273.7       3,997.6       1.3    1,373      3.0
New Mexico.................          59.3         813.3       1.0      862      2.9
New York...................         649.1       9,318.9       1.8    1,597      3.4
North Carolina.............         279.2       4,370.6       1.8    1,022      3.0
North Dakota...............          31.6         408.2       0.6      988      3.7
Ohio.......................         297.5       5,328.5       0.9    1,005      2.9
Oklahoma...................         111.3       1,600.9       1.8      914      3.5
Oregon.....................         154.9       1,894.3       2.0    1,026      4.3
Pennsylvania...............         358.1       5,787.2       1.4    1,115      3.4
Rhode Island...............          37.6         469.9       1.1    1,086      3.2

South Carolina.............         133.6       2,067.4       2.2      877      1.7
South Dakota...............          33.5         417.5       1.0      842      2.8
Tennessee..................         161.0       2,950.0       1.6      978      3.5
Texas......................         686.3      12,179.2       2.0    1,168      3.9
Utah.......................         100.7       1,458.8       3.3      949      4.9
Vermont....................          25.7         307.1       0.4      917      3.1
Virginia...................         276.4       3,854.4       1.5    1,162      3.0
Washington.................         239.1       3,316.1       2.8    1,306      7.7
West Virginia..............          50.8         684.8       0.6      868      3.6
Wisconsin..................         173.2       2,831.7       1.0      968      3.8

Wyoming....................          26.2         263.7       0.3      914      3.9

Puerto Rico................          44.3         856.7      -3.8      563      7.0
Virgin Islands.............           3.3          33.3     -15.5      969     24.4

(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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