NJ Stats: Workers’ Compensation Covered Workers and Wages in 2013

Rank State Covered Wages
(In Millions of $)
Covered Workers
(In Thousands) 
1 California 861,194 15,139
2 New York 538,418 8,549
3 Texas 438,471 8,623
4 Florida 299,051 6,924
5 Illinois 292,573 5,590
6 Pennsylvania 267,201 5,482
8 New Jersey 223,167 3,769
7 Ohio 222,973 5,033
9 Massachusetts 200,044 3,244
10 Michigan 176,734 3,775
12 Georgia 168,319 3,643
11 Virginia 167,008 3,318
13 North Carolina 161,676 3,720
14 Washington 148,233 2,820
15 Minnesota 132,003 2,643
16 Maryland 123,586 2,384
17 Indiana 115,798 2,799
18 Colorado 114,426 2,271
19 Tennessee 110,967 2,546
21 Arizona 110,455 2,431
20 Wisconsin 109,533 2,571
22 Missouri 105,160 2,466
23 Connecticut 101,064 1,623
24 Louisiana 81,171 1,858
25 Oregon 73,690 1,651
26 Alabama 70,846 1,716
27 Kentucky 70,161 1,738
28 South Carolina 68,227 1,732
30 Oklahoma 59,905 1,433
29 Iowa 59,873 1,464
31 Kansas 53,607 1,303
33 Utah 50,081 1,216
32 Nevada 49,922 1,140
34 Arkansas 41,290 1,072
35 Mississippi 36,438 1,017
36 Nebraska 35,821 905
37 New Hampshire 29,762 611
38 New Mexico 28,549 718
39 West Virginia 25,575 652
40 Hawaii 24,753 583
41 Idaho 22,475 618
42 Maine 21,976 569
43 Delaware 21,108 407
44 Rhode Island 20,964 445
45 North Dakota 19,693 414
46 Alaska 15,822 313
47 Montana 15,492 421
48 South Dakota 14,263 389
49 Wyoming 12,143 272
50 Vermont 12,133 292


The 50 State Average
$124,476,000,000 in covered wages and 2,526,000 in covered workers.

New Jersey
is above average by 1,243,000 covered workers and $98,691,000,000 in covered wages.

Source:
National Academy of Social Insurance. “Workers Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 2013.” August 2015. Accessed January 2016.
https://www.nasi.org/sites/default/files/research/NASI_Work_Comp_Year_2015.pdf