Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined March 2014 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 March 2014
CES Jobs Added
March 2014
CES Jobs Percent Change
March 2014
CPS Jobs Added
March 2014
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 300 0.02% 6,804 0.34%
Alaska -200 -0.06% 553 0.16%
Arizona 6,200 0.24% 22,034 0.79%
Arkansas 1,200 0.10% 2,404 0.19%
California 11,800 0.08% 43,316 0.25%
Colorado 3,300 0.14% 17,309 0.66%
Connecticut 4,900 0.30% 6,616 0.38%
Delaware -100 -0.02% 990 0.24%
District of Columbia 0 0.00% -605 -0.18%
Florida 22,900 0.30% 41,264 0.46%
Georgia 14,600 0.36% 11,015 0.25%
Hawaii 600 0.10% 2,312 0.37%
Idaho -400 -0.06% 944 0.13%
Illinois -3,200 -0.06% 24,592 0.41%
Indiana 4,600 0.16% 20,101 0.67%
Iowa -1,700 -0.11% 5,340 0.33%
Kansas 2,500 0.18% 5,568 0.39%
Kentucky -2,400 -0.13% 9,638 0.51%
Louisiana 900 0.05% 3,788 0.19%
Maine 1,100 0.18% 3,328 0.50%
Maryland 2,300 0.09% 752 0.03%
Massachusetts 8,100 0.24% 19,246 0.59%
Michigan -399 -0.01% 18,848 0.43%
Minnesota 2,600 0.09% 6,123 0.21%
Mississippi -1,400 -0.13% 79 0.01%
Missouri 3,500 0.13% -2,694 -0.09%
Montana 300 0.07% 2,431 0.50%
Nebraska -2,900 -0.29% -74 -0.01%
Nevada 4,700 0.39% 6,780 0.54%
New Hampshire 2,600 0.40% 2,942 0.41%
New Jersey -1,300 -0.03% 41 0.00%
New Mexico -1,300 -0.16% 2,618 0.30%
New York -900 -0.01% 15,390 0.17%
North Carolina 19,400 0.48% 10,277 0.24%
North Dakota 2,300 0.50% 1,515 0.38%
Ohio 600 0.01% 11,995 0.22%
Oklahoma 2,100 0.13% 161 0.01%
Oregon 7,500 0.44% 538 0.03%
Pennsylvania -8,400 -0.15% 19,202 0.32%
Rhode Island -800 -0.17% 2,718 0.54%
South Carolina 10,200 0.53% 6,560 0.32%
South Dakota -300 -0.07% 1,043 0.24%
Tennessee 4,200 0.15% 12,596 0.45%
Texas 9,100 0.08% 61,061 0.50%
Utah 7,100 0.54% 6,877 0.49%
Vermont 600 0.19% 1,040 0.31%
Virginia -5,100 -0.14% 24,534 0.60%
Washington 6,700 0.22% 9,353 0.29%
West Virginia 400 0.05% 4,198 0.56%
Wisconsin 6,900 0.24% 3,964 0.14%
Wyoming 1,600 0.55% 1,501 0.51%