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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted

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State Oct. 2021
(thousands)
Sep. 2022
(thousands)
Oct. 2022 (p) (thousands) Over-the-month net change (thousands) Over-the-month
percent change
(%)
Over-the-year net change (thousands) Over-the-year
percent change
(%)

Alabama

2,053.9 2,094.5 2,098.5 4.0 0.2 44.6 2.2

Alaska

315.8 320.1 321.5 1.4 0.4 5.7 1.8

Arizona

2,995.1 3,092.7 3,100.0 7.3 0.2 104.9 3.5

Arkansas

1,295.7 1,324.3 1,324.9 0.6 0.0 29.2 2.3

California

17,027.2 17,666.0 17,722.7 56.7 0.3 695.5 4.1

Colorado

2,784.6 2,883.1 2,900.8 17.7 0.6 116.2 4.2

Connecticut

1,631.6 1,667.7 1,668.2 0.5 0.0 36.6 2.2

Delaware

451.9 462.7 463.6 0.9 0.2 11.7 2.6

District of Columbia

759.1 768.9 768.2 -0.7 -0.1 9.1 1.2

Florida

9,085.1 9,506.1 9,542.5 36.4 0.4 457.4 5.0

Georgia

4,634.3 4,835.1 4,838.8 3.7 0.1 204.5 4.4

Hawaii

594.4 614.7 619.6 4.9 0.8 25.2 4.2

Idaho

803.2 826.7 827.9 1.2 0.1 24.7 3.1

Illinois

5,894.4 6,082.7 6,086.3 3.6 0.1 191.9 3.3

Indiana

3,116.4 3,193.8 3,201.3 7.5 0.2 84.9 2.7

Iowa

1,539.9 1,580.1 1,584.6 4.5 0.3 44.7 2.9

Kansas

1,373.4 1,405.4 1,413.9 8.5 0.6 40.5 2.9

Kentucky

1,910.1 1,976.0 1,977.2 1.2 0.1 67.1 3.5

Louisiana

1,880.6 1,936.9 1,932.7 -4.2 -0.2 52.1 2.8

Maine

623.2 638.9 641.9 3.0 0.5 18.7 3.0

Maryland

2,674.7 2,744.1 2,733.6 -10.5 -0.4 58.9 2.2

Massachusetts

3,569.3 3,700.8 3,710.6 9.8 0.3 141.3 4.0

Michigan

4,257.1 4,360.5 4,370.7 10.2 0.2 113.6 2.7

Minnesota

2,852.4 2,937.1 2,954.5 17.4 0.6 102.1 3.6

Mississippi

1,152.6 1,154.1 1,152.7 -1.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Missouri

2,860.1 2,927.9 2,932.5 4.6 0.2 72.4 2.5

Montana

496.4 506.6 507.0 0.4 0.1 10.6 2.1

Nebraska

1,010.5 1,036.2 1,038.7 2.5 0.2 28.2 2.8

Nevada

1,416.3 1,464.3 1,471.8 7.5 0.5 55.5 3.9

New Hampshire

670.0 685.8 686.3 0.5 0.1 16.3 2.4

New Jersey

4,078.0 4,248.7 4,247.4 -1.3 0.0 169.4 4.2

New Mexico

829.5 853.8 854.7 0.9 0.1 25.2 3.0

New York

9,208.7 9,517.9 9,534.3 16.4 0.2 325.6 3.5

North Carolina

4,632.5 4,819.1 4,827.4 8.3 0.2 194.9 4.2

North Dakota

420.4 431.4 432.3 0.9 0.2 11.9 2.8

Ohio

5,382.1 5,493.7 5,509.4 15.7 0.3 127.3 2.4

Oklahoma

1,652.8 1,692.1 1,688.3 -3.8 -0.2 35.5 2.1

Oregon

1,897.6 1,977.3 1,982.5 5.2 0.3 84.9 4.5

Pennsylvania

5,814.3 5,999.1 6,009.5 10.4 0.2 195.2 3.4

Rhode Island

483.5 497.4 496.2 -1.2 -0.2 12.7 2.6

South Carolina

2,157.7 2,244.4 2,247.0 2.6 0.1 89.3 4.1

South Dakota

443.9 453.9 455.4 1.5 0.3 11.5 2.6

Tennessee

3,138.5 3,255.9 3,261.7 5.8 0.2 123.2 3.9

Texas

12,935.8 13,580.5 13,630.0 49.5 0.4 694.2 5.4

Utah

1,628.3 1,675.5 1,680.2 4.7 0.3 51.9 3.2

Vermont

296.3 301.6 301.8 0.2 0.1 5.5 1.9

Virginia

3,973.4 4,094.1 4,101.0 6.9 0.2 127.6 3.2

Washington

3,409.1 3,537.1 3,542.5 5.4 0.2 133.4 3.9

West Virginia

689.0 710.6 711.3 0.7 0.1 22.3 3.2

Wisconsin

2,888.3 2,949.3 2,947.1 -2.2 -0.1 58.8 2.0

Wyoming

280.0 286.0 284.9 -1.1 -0.4 4.9 1.8
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2021 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2017 are subject to revision. Some seasonally adjusted series may have been revised back to 1990. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

 

Last Modified Date: November 18, 2022