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Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state, third quarter 2022

Table 3. Covered establishments, employment, and wages by state,
third quarter 2022

                                                  Employment        Average weekly
                                                                        wage(1)
                            Establishments,
                             third quarter
            State                2022                     Percent           Percent
                             (thousands)      September   change,   Third   change,
                                                2022     September  quarter  third
                                             (thousands)  2021-22    2022   quarter
                                                                            2021-22

                                                                                   
United States(2)...........      11,608.9     151,239.6       4.3   $1,334      6.7
                                                                                   
Alabama....................         150.1       2,031.6       3.2    1,120      9.1
Alaska.....................          24.9         325.2       2.5    1,304      8.2
Arizona....................         205.4       3,080.6       3.9    1,251      7.7
Arkansas...................         100.1       1,262.1       4.4    1,036      7.5
California.................       1,741.3      18,051.1       4.9    1,601      1.5
Colorado...................         247.1       2,813.9       3.3    1,432      8.5
Connecticut................         140.6       1,652.8       2.8    1,491      6.5
Delaware...................          39.7         465.7       5.1    1,292      8.4
District of Columbia.......          49.0         756.6       2.7    2,134      4.5
Florida....................         860.6       9,417.2       5.6    1,220      9.0
                                                                                   
Georgia....................         378.4       4,726.4       5.1    1,255      8.5
Hawaii.....................          52.8         623.2       4.5    1,208      5.1
Idaho......................          86.7         834.7       3.8    1,063     11.5
Illinois...................         410.9       5,982.2       3.9    1,361      6.9
Indiana....................         188.3       3,140.6       3.9    1,123      8.6
Iowa.......................         111.1       1,541.1       1.9    1,118     10.1
Kansas.....................          95.6       1,401.3       3.7    1,085      8.8
Kentucky...................         142.9       1,941.5       3.8    1,082      9.4
Louisiana..................         150.7       1,866.3       4.5    1,103      8.2
Maine......................          62.2         637.7       2.5    1,117      8.4
                                                                                   
Maryland...................         188.3       2,669.1       2.5    1,418      7.9
Massachusetts..............         292.6       3,628.8       3.6    1,651      3.6
Michigan...................         296.0       4,334.0       3.5    1,236      7.2
Minnesota..................         201.6       2,880.9       3.4    1,346      7.9
Mississippi................          81.5       1,151.8       2.4      933      8.7
Missouri...................         236.9       2,849.2       3.2    1,149      8.9
Montana....................          61.2         505.5       3.9    1,059     10.0
Nebraska...................          80.5         989.2       2.4    1,117      9.9
Nevada.....................         107.0       1,496.1       7.5    1,205      6.2
New Hampshire..............          63.8         677.3       3.4    1,365      1.2
                                                                                   
New Jersey.................         320.9       4,176.5       5.0    1,461      5.6
New Mexico.................          70.9         838.1       3.5    1,087      9.1
New York...................         683.2       9,355.0       4.8    1,608      4.8
North Carolina.............         348.9       4,737.5       4.9    1,207      8.5
North Dakota...............          34.5         419.8       2.9    1,190     10.7
Ohio.......................         328.9       5,402.7       2.9    1,187      8.1
Oklahoma...................         123.9       1,646.6       3.8    1,047      8.6
Oregon.....................         179.5       1,932.6       1.1    1,301      6.6
Pennsylvania...............         390.7       5,913.7       3.8    1,296      7.6
Rhode Island...............          46.5         487.3       3.1    1,225      8.3
                                                                                   
South Carolina.............         166.6       2,200.9       4.7    1,079      9.4
South Dakota...............          39.1         448.5       2.9    1,052      9.0
Tennessee..................         204.0       3,202.4       5.1    1,198      7.9
Texas......................         805.5      13,371.1       5.9    1,333      8.6
Utah.......................         134.1       1,663.9       4.4    1,186      9.0
Vermont....................          30.8         300.6       2.4    1,142      7.9
Virginia...................         330.1       3,979.4       3.4    1,380      9.3
Washington.................         235.3       3,572.9       4.4    1,657      5.2
West Virginia..............          56.8         678.8       1.9    1,042      8.3
Wisconsin..................         200.7       2,899.1       2.8    1,140      8.7
                                                                                   
Wyoming....................          29.9         278.2       2.3    1,083      8.8
                                                                                   
Puerto Rico................          50.0         924.6       3.9      616      8.5
Virgin Islands.............           3.7          34.3      -1.0    1,030      9.2
 
(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.



Last Modified Date: February 22, 2023