Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined June 2015 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 2015
CES Jobs Added
June 2015
CES Jobs Percent Change
June 2015
CPS Jobs Added
June 2015
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 500 0.03% -5,680 -0.28%
Alaska -3,900 -1.14% -1,423 -0.42%
Arizona 4,700 0.18% -9,782 -0.33%
Arkansas 1,800 0.15% 1,473 0.12%
California 23,000 0.14% 34,958 0.20%
Colorado 11,300 0.45% -7,075 -0.26%
Connecticut 600 0.04% 2,458 0.14%
Delaware 1,200 0.27% 521 0.12%
District of Columbia -3,500 -0.46% 711 0.20%
Florida 7,000 0.09% -46,762 -0.52%
Georgia 2,300 0.05% -4,560 -0.10%
Hawaii 700 0.11% 73 0.01%
Idaho -4,800 -0.71% 1,338 0.18%
Illinois -7,500 -0.13% 1,452 0.02%
Indiana 3,900 0.13% 11,378 0.37%
Iowa 3,000 0.19% -4,906 -0.30%
Kansas 5,700 0.41% -10,578 -0.74%
Kentucky 2,200 0.12% -14,335 -0.76%
Louisiana 5,000 0.25% -43 -0.00%
Maine 0 0.00% 1,119 0.17%
Maryland -6,200 -0.23% 7,676 0.26%
Massachusetts 10,500 0.30% -5,899 -0.17%
Michigan 2,700 0.06% -7,253 -0.16%
Minnesota 2,900 0.10% -9,207 -0.32%
Mississippi -1,100 -0.10% 3,627 0.31%
Missouri 1,500 0.05% -21,724 -0.74%
Montana -2,100 -0.46% 288 0.06%
Nebraska -3,000 -0.30% -3,758 -0.38%
Nevada 2,100 0.17% 5,393 0.41%
New Hampshire -2,100 -0.32% 1,577 0.22%
New Jersey -7,400 -0.18% 7,840 0.18%
New Mexico 0 0.00% -1,700 -0.19%
New York 25,500 0.28% 16,138 0.18%
North Carolina -3,100 -0.07% -4,097 -0.09%
North Dakota -600 -0.13% -1,869 -0.46%
Ohio -1,900 -0.04% -7,724 -0.14%
Oklahoma -2,100 -0.13% -3,106 -0.17%
Oregon 2,300 0.13% -11,130 -0.61%
Pennsylvania -2,700 -0.05% 9,237 0.15%
Rhode Island -300 -0.06% 2,423 0.46%
South Carolina 10,600 0.53% 2,094 0.10%
South Dakota 2,500 0.58% 800 0.18%
Tennessee 5,500 0.19% -2,326 -0.08%
Texas 16,700 0.14% -38,086 -0.30%
Utah 2,800 0.20% -51 -0.00%
Vermont 1,000 0.32% 390 0.12%
Virginia 13,400 0.35% -6,548 -0.16%
Washington 3,900 0.12% -2,847 -0.08%
West Virginia -4,500 -0.59% 1,920 0.27%
Wisconsin 1,900 0.07% -12,542 -0.43%
Wyoming -2,200 -0.75% 955 0.32%