Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined June 2016 employment data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Data comes from the Current Population Survey (i.e. Household Survey) and the Current Employment Statistics (i.e. Payroll) survey. Metro area employment data is also available. Visit the employment overview page to see all employment and jobs data. Click on a header to sort.

State June 2016
CES Jobs Added
June 2016
CES Jobs Percent Change
June 2016
CPS Jobs Added
June 2016
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 3,600 0.18% -4,746 -0.23%
Alaska 600 0.18% -389 -0.12%
Arizona 10,700 0.40% -16,717 -0.55%
Arkansas 400 0.03% -3,147 -0.24%
California 40,299 0.25% -3,231 -0.02%
Colorado 5,000 0.19% -8,756 -0.31%
Connecticut 7,900 0.47% -3,219 -0.18%
Delaware 4,100 0.90% -557 -0.12%
District of Columbia -5,500 -0.70% 1,056 0.28%
Florida 9,799 0.12% -24,393 -0.26%
Georgia 11,400 0.26% 18,317 0.40%
Hawaii 3,600 0.56% -3,135 -0.47%
Idaho 1,100 0.16% 554 0.07%
Illinois -2,200 -0.04% -18,588 -0.30%
Indiana 4,200 0.14% 8,594 0.27%
Iowa 5,100 0.32% -1,897 -0.12%
Kansas 4,800 0.34% -7,723 -0.53%
Kentucky 1,800 0.09% -4,559 -0.24%
Louisiana 2,000 0.10% -3,345 -0.16%
Maine 3,400 0.56% 1,958 0.30%
Maryland 9,800 0.36% 696 0.02%
Massachusetts 16,400 0.46% -1,500 -0.04%
Michigan 19,700 0.46% -25,646 -0.55%
Minnesota 7,300 0.25% -19,591 -0.66%
Mississippi -4,800 -0.42% -9,427 -0.78%
Missouri 0 0.00% -24,935 -0.82%
Montana 200 0.04% -87 -0.02%
Nebraska 800 0.08% -350 -0.04%
Nevada 7,500 0.59% -2,313 -0.17%
New Hampshire 4,000 0.60% 1,912 0.26%
New Jersey 20,300 0.50% -14,364 -0.33%
New Mexico 1,000 0.12% 2,349 0.27%
New York 26,200 0.28% -65,315 -0.70%
North Carolina 19,400 0.45% -3,774 -0.08%
North Dakota -1,000 -0.23% 788 0.19%
Ohio 12,400 0.23% -7,312 -0.13%
Oklahoma 2,300 0.14% -15,062 -0.85%
Oregon 3,000 0.16% -1,331 -0.07%
Pennsylvania 20,000 0.34% -7,435 -0.12%
Rhode Island 1,700 0.35% 371 0.07%
South Carolina 5,200 0.25% 109 0.00%
South Dakota 800 0.18% 387 0.09%
Tennessee 11,200 0.38% -13,690 -0.45%
Texas 7,200 0.06% -18,782 -0.15%
Utah 3,400 0.24% 1,855 0.13%
Vermont -1,400 -0.44% 261 0.08%
Virginia 8,800 0.23% -6,915 -0.17%
Washington -500 -0.02% -3,041 -0.09%
West Virginia -6,000 -0.78% 1,786 0.24%
Wisconsin 5,300 0.18% -6,106 -0.20%
Wyoming -2,000 -0.71% -526 -0.19%