NJ Stats: Manufacturing Employment for January 2014

(Preliminary Data and Not seasonally adjusted)

Rank State Employees Total
in Thousands
1 California 1238.2
2 Texas 871.5
3 Ohio 663.7
4 Illinois 571.2
5 Michigan 559.6
6 Pennsylvania 557.1
7 Indiana 497.1
8 Wisconsin 459.2
9 New York 447.2
10 North Carolina 440.4
11 Georgia 357.9
12 Florida 326.3
13 Tennessee 316.7
14 Minnesota 307.7
15 Washington 280.5
16 Missouri 252.1
17 Alabama 249.6
18 Massachusetts 248.4
19 New Jersey 242.3
20 Virginia 228.3
21 South Carolina 228.0
22 Kentucky 224.5
23 Iowa 214.5
24 Oregon 173.2
25 Connecticut 161.9
26 Kansas 160.6
27 Arizona 153.6
28 Arkansas 151.6
29 Louisiana 144.8
30 Mississippi 138.0
31 Oklahoma 136.1
32 Colorado 132.9
33 Utah 120.3
34 Maryland 102.7
35 Nebraska 95.2
36 New Hampshire 65.9
37 Idaho 59.4
38 Maine 49.7
39 West Virginia 47.2
40 South Dakota 41.1
41 Rhode Island 40.7
42 Nevada 40.6
43 Vermont 30.4
44 New Mexico 27.3
45 North Dakota 25.3
46 Delaware 25.1
47 Montana 18.2
48 Hawaii 13.4
49 Alaska 12.2
50 Wyoming 9.6


The 50 State Average is
239,180

New Jersey is 1% higher than the Average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Table 6. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, not seasonally adjusted.” Febuary 2014. Accessed March 2014. http://www.bls.gov/sae/