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Table 3. Covered (1) establishments, employment, and wages by state, first quarter 2012 (2)

Table 3. Covered(1) establishments, employment, and wages by state, 
first quarter 2012(2)
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
                                                Employment        Average weekly 
                                                                      wage(3)    
                          Establishments,                                        
                           first quarter                                         
          State                 2012                    Percent           Percent
                            (thousands)      March      change,   First   change,
                                              2012       March   quarter   first 
                                          (thousands)   2011-12    2012   quarter
                                                                          2011-12
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
United States(4).........       9,211.8     130,175.4       1.8     $984      5.4
                                                                                 
Alabama..................         116.1       1,822.8       0.8      808      5.6
Alaska...................          21.9         316.4       1.9      973      6.7
Arizona..................         146.4       2,437.2       2.1      887      5.7
Arkansas.................          85.2       1,151.5       1.5      747      4.6
California...............       1,422.7      14,670.6       2.0    1,125      5.5
Colorado.................         170.4       2,230.4       2.4    1,003      5.4
Connecticut..............         110.6       1,613.1       1.5    1,330      3.8
Delaware.................          27.4         398.8       0.8    1,071      4.2
District of Columbia.....          35.3         712.1       1.3    1,602      4.0
Florida..................         605.4       7,377.3       2.0      837      5.4
                                                                                 
Georgia..................         268.3       3,815.5       1.3      931      5.2
Hawaii...................          38.4         600.3       0.9      834      5.7
Idaho....................          53.5         596.7       1.1      692      5.0
Illinois.................         388.7       5,557.5       1.5    1,061      5.9
Indiana..................         161.6       2,777.0       2.2      822      6.3
Iowa.....................          95.0       1,448.3       1.9      784      6.4
Kansas...................          87.8       1,314.2       1.8      803      7.2
Kentucky.................         108.3       1,750.3       1.9      785      6.4
Louisiana................         128.5       1,863.1       1.2      836      4.9
Maine....................          49.3         561.4       0.5      757      4.7
                                                                                 
Maryland.................         165.1       2,492.4       1.7    1,071      6.0
Massachusetts............         228.7       3,178.7       1.7    1,227      5.7
Michigan.................         241.6       3,865.8       2.6      920      5.5
Minnesota................         169.9       2,586.3       2.1      989      6.1
Mississippi..............          69.1       1,083.5       0.8      687      5.9
Missouri.................         175.1       2,593.7       1.2      838      6.5
Montana..................          42.1         419.5       1.8      706      7.8
Nebraska.................          65.8         905.3       2.1      765      6.1
Nevada...................          72.0       1,118.4       1.4      846      5.5
New Hampshire............          48.3         602.1       1.0      923      5.4
                                                                                 
New Jersey...............         264.5       3,749.0       1.5    1,228      5.9
New Mexico...............          55.0         779.7       0.4      782      5.8
New York.................         603.0       8,479.4       1.7    1,357     -0.8
North Carolina...........         256.9       3,874.9       1.7      869      5.3
North Dakota.............          28.5         397.4       9.0      857     14.6
Ohio.....................         287.0       4,967.8       2.0      873      6.6
Oklahoma.................         103.9       1,525.5       2.0      806      9.4
Oregon...................         132.9       1,613.0       1.4      864      6.4
Pennsylvania.............         354.1       5,531.1       1.2      960      7.1
Rhode Island.............          35.0         443.5       1.1      931      8.0
                                                                                 
South Carolina...........         112.0       1,797.7       1.7      764      6.0
South Dakota.............          31.2         390.4       2.1      703      6.7
Tennessee................         141.3       2,636.7       2.4      847      6.8
Texas....................         591.5      10,605.2       2.6    1,013      7.2
Utah.....................          83.8       1,193.1       3.2      799      6.1
Vermont..................          24.5         296.6       1.5      774      4.6
Virginia.................         239.3       3,586.3       1.4    1,019      5.3
Washington...............         235.5       2,831.9       1.9    1,009      6.5
West Virginia............          49.4         705.5       2.4      768      6.2
Wisconsin................         158.9       2,639.0       1.1      827      6.2
                                                                                 
Wyoming..................          25.3         271.8       2.4      850      5.2
                                                                                 
Puerto Rico..............          48.8         931.3       0.6      521      4.6
Virgin Islands...........           3.4          42.7      -5.4      722     -2.0

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment
Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(4) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the
Virgin Islands.




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