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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 May. 2023
(thousands)
Apr. 2024
(thousands)
May. 2024 (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

2,158.2 2,201.3 2,204.8 3.5 0.2 46.6 2.2

Alaska

325.1 335.8 336.5 0.7 0.2 11.4 3.5

Arizona

3,188.1 3,258.6 3,263.0 4.4 0.1 74.9 2.3

Arkansas

1,350.5 1,370.0 1,366.7 -3.3 -0.2 16.2 1.2

California

17,826.2 17,990.2 18,033.9 43.7 0.2 207.7 1.2

Colorado

2,935.7 2,981.3 2,991.1 9.8 0.3 55.4 1.9

Connecticut

1,693.0 1,706.3 1,711.0 4.7 0.3 18.0 1.1

Delaware

483.3 490.0 489.2 -0.8 -0.2 5.9 1.2

District of Columbia

767.9 770.1 775.1 5.0 0.6 7.2 0.9

Florida

9,729.4 9,945.6 9,951.6 6.0 0.1 222.2 2.3

Georgia

4,899.8 4,964.5 4,973.7 9.2 0.2 73.9 1.5

Hawaii

633.2 635.0 637.1 2.1 0.3 3.9 0.6

Idaho

845.1 863.4 871.0 7.6 0.9 25.9 3.1

Illinois

6,107.1 6,138.3 6,151.0 12.7 0.2 43.9 0.7

Indiana

3,235.3 3,275.4 3,280.5 5.1 0.2 45.2 1.4

Iowa

1,587.5 1,611.5 1,611.3 -0.2 0.0 23.8 1.5

Kansas

1,440.1 1,464.0 1,464.1 0.1 0.0 24.0 1.7

Kentucky

2,015.1 2,038.1 2,042.0 3.9 0.2 26.9 1.3

Louisiana

1,955.3 1,964.6 1,961.2 -3.4 -0.2 5.9 0.3

Maine

647.3 656.5 656.6 0.1 0.0 9.3 1.4

Maryland

2,750.1 2,750.5 2,756.9 6.4 0.2 6.8 0.2

Massachusetts

3,712.7 3,729.7 3,733.9 4.2 0.1 21.2 0.6

Michigan

4,462.3 4,495.8 4,503.7 7.9 0.2 41.4 0.9

Minnesota

2,981.4 3,024.7 3,016.1 -8.6 -0.3 34.7 1.2

Mississippi

1,179.1 1,189.8 1,191.3 1.5 0.1 12.2 1.0

Missouri

2,968.8 3,044.9 3,050.8 5.9 0.2 82.0 2.8

Montana

518.6 529.4 532.4 3.0 0.6 13.8 2.7

Nebraska

1,047.0 1,065.4 1,068.5 3.1 0.3 21.5 2.1

Nevada

1,534.4 1,581.8 1,585.6 3.8 0.2 51.2 3.3

New Hampshire

698.0 706.2 708.4 2.2 0.3 10.4 1.5

New Jersey

4,313.5 4,377.2 4,393.7 16.5 0.4 80.2 1.9

New Mexico

870.6 883.9 886.2 2.3 0.3 15.6 1.8

New York

9,707.8 9,839.9 9,861.6 21.7 0.2 153.8 1.6

North Carolina

4,934.4 4,992.4 5,006.8 14.4 0.3 72.4 1.5

North Dakota

436.0 441.5 443.1 1.6 0.4 7.1 1.6

Ohio

5,613.1 5,641.4 5,662.6 21.2 0.4 49.5 0.9

Oklahoma

1,752.1 1,781.3 1,780.9 -0.4 0.0 28.8 1.6

Oregon

1,980.4 1,977.7 1,981.7 4.0 0.2 1.3 0.1

Pennsylvania

6,070.6 6,147.9 6,167.7 19.8 0.3 97.1 1.6

Rhode Island

504.3 513.7 512.6 -1.1 -0.2 8.3 1.6

South Carolina

2,293.1 2,370.2 2,373.5 3.3 0.1 80.4 3.5

South Dakota

460.2 467.4 468.5 1.1 0.2 8.3 1.8

Tennessee

3,325.8 3,330.5 3,333.8 3.3 0.1 8.0 0.2

Texas

13,878.9 14,153.8 14,195.6 41.8 0.3 316.7 2.3

Utah

1,718.7 1,751.7 1,755.3 3.6 0.2 36.6 2.1

Vermont

308.9 314.9 314.8 -0.1 0.0 5.9 1.9

Virginia

4,164.0 4,236.7 4,245.5 8.8 0.2 81.5 2.0

Washington

3,600.3 3,647.3 3,663.3 16.0 0.4 63.0 1.7

West Virginia

708.6 718.6 721.8 3.2 0.4 13.2 1.9

Wisconsin

3,008.7 3,038.9 3,037.4 -1.5 0.0 28.7 1.0

Wyoming

291.1 293.7 294.3 0.6 0.2 3.2 1.1
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2023 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2019 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: June 25, 2024