Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state, third quarter 2016

Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state,
third quarter 2016


                                                  Employment        Average weekly
                                                                        wage(1)
                            Establishments,
                             third quarter
            State                2016                     Percent           Percent
                             (thousands)      September   change,   Third   change,
                                                2016     September  quarter  third
                                             (thousands)  2015-16    2016   quarter
                                                                            2015-16


United States(2)...........       9,800.8     142,940.5       1.7   $1,027      5.4

Alabama....................         122.7       1,923.8       1.5      870      4.9
Alaska.....................          22.3         337.4      -2.6    1,055      1.2
Arizona....................         154.6       2,695.5       3.1      950      6.9
Arkansas...................          89.1       1,205.4       1.0      794      5.2
California.................       1,493.8      16,871.1       2.4    1,210      6.7
Colorado...................         193.5       2,576.5       2.6    1,062      5.6
Connecticut................         117.5       1,674.2       0.3    1,204      5.0
Delaware...................          31.7         440.7       0.8    1,022      5.6
District of Columbia.......          39.2         759.2       1.7    1,728      3.8
Florida....................         664.8       8,320.2       3.7      905      6.2

Georgia....................         302.2       4,290.4       2.9      969      5.9
Hawaii.....................          40.5         648.4       1.8      956      6.7
Idaho......................          58.9         703.7       3.5      782      6.3
Illinois...................         405.1       5,933.6       0.6    1,062      4.4
Indiana....................         162.2       3,025.9       1.8      866      5.9
Iowa.......................         101.6       1,548.6       0.8      873      6.2
Kansas.....................          90.6       1,377.2       0.5      857      5.9
Kentucky...................         123.6       1,880.2       1.5      857      6.5
Louisiana..................         129.0       1,908.8      -0.9      883      2.9
Maine......................          53.3         616.2       0.9      825      5.9

Maryland...................         168.7       2,648.1       1.4    1,124      5.3
Massachusetts..............         246.1       3,522.9       2.0    1,277      6.8
Michigan...................         242.3       4,292.2       2.1      976      5.9
Minnesota..................         162.7       2,849.5       1.6    1,053      6.4
Mississippi................          73.7       1,126.9       0.7      739      4.7
Missouri...................         193.7       2,782.1       1.6      888      5.0
Montana....................          46.2         464.5       1.5      792      4.3
Nebraska...................          73.2         973.9       0.9      857      5.5
Nevada.....................          82.6       1,300.7       3.8      949     10.1
New Hampshire..............          52.0         655.0       1.8    1,027      7.9

New Jersey.................         267.7       4,000.0       1.8    1,173      5.0
New Mexico.................          58.4         811.5       0.2      830      4.0
New York...................         646.8       9,216.6       1.6    1,222      3.5
North Carolina.............         268.4       4,290.3       2.3      909      5.3
North Dakota...............          32.1         423.2      -3.4      964      0.7
Ohio.......................         293.9       5,347.3       1.1      924      5.4
Oklahoma...................         109.4       1,578.7      -1.3      854      3.5
Oregon.....................         148.4       1,866.5       2.6      970      5.2
Pennsylvania...............         356.6       5,776.7       1.0    1,013      5.4
Rhode Island...............          37.0         481.1       0.8      990      7.6

South Carolina.............         125.0       2,008.6       2.5      832      5.6
South Dakota...............          33.0         424.2       1.1      809      7.0
Tennessee..................         154.0       2,918.8       2.5      912      5.4
Texas......................         657.1      11,830.7       1.3    1,042      4.3
Utah.......................          96.8       1,407.4       3.8      881      6.3
Vermont....................          25.1         309.9       0.5      880      6.2
Virginia...................         267.0       3,801.0       1.0    1,063      5.0
Washington.................         238.5       3,278.9       3.0    1,188      6.9
West Virginia..............          50.6         691.5      -1.6      816      3.9
Wisconsin..................         171.2       2,850.1       1.0      885      6.2

Wyoming....................          26.3         274.8      -4.7      865      0.0

Puerto Rico................          46.0         888.2      -0.4      524      2.3
Virgin Islands.............           3.4          37.4       1.4      778      5.9

(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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