NJ Stats: Manufacturing Employment for June 2015

(Preliminary data and not seasonally adjusted)

Rank State Employees Total in Thousands
1 California 1282.6
2 Texas 867.6
3 Ohio 696.0
4 Michigan 603.8
5 Illinois 575.9
6 Pennsylvania 573.5
7 Indiana 525.8
8 Wisconsin 477.6
9 North Carolina 459.3
10 New York 455.4
11 Georgia 373.8
12 Florida 337.2
13 Tennessee 332.2
14 Minnesota 318.0
15 Washington 295.1
16 Missouri 261.6
17 Alabama 252.7
18 Massachusetts 252.8
19 New Jersey 247.4
20 Kentucky 241.4
21 Virginia 236.1
22 South Carolina 233.3
23 Iowa 219.1
24 Oregon 187.8
25 Kansas 162.3
26 Connecticut 161.8
27 Arizona 156.2
28 Arkansas 154.9
29 Louisiana 150.9
30 Mississippi 142.0
31 Colorado 140.4
32 Oklahoma 133.4
33 Utah 126.2
34 Maryland 102.9
35 Nebraska 95.3
36 New Hampshire 68.4
37 Idaho 62.2
38 Maine 50.5
39 West Virginia 48.8
40 South Dakota 44.8
41 Rhode Island 42.1
42 Nevada 42.3
43 Vermont 31.2
44 New Mexico 28.1
45 North Dakota 26.2
46 Delaware 25.7
47 Montana 18.6
48 Hawaii 13.5
49 Alaska 16.8
50 Wyoming 9.9


State Average:
247.2

New Jersey is .08% 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.” June 2015. Accessed July 2015. http://www.bls.gov/news.release/laus.t06.htm