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United States - Employment Across Industry Sectors of a Selected State or Region
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Introduction & Summary

Analyze and investigate the United States' industry structure and performance of any state economy over 1969-2022. Choose and compare among three alternative measures: Employment, Earnings and Average Earnings Per Job. Location quotients help you diagnose and identify those industries where economic activity is most concentrated. Individual industry growth rates are benchmarked against the overall average, and to their counterparts nationally, to guide you in pinpointing those industries that have led, and those that have lagged.

Structure and Performance Across Industry Sectors
for a Selected State or Region

Select an indicator of interest to contrast and compare findings and results across all industry sectors for employment, earnings, average earnings per job, or gross domestic product.


  1. From the "Analysis Options Menu" to the right, select an individual region of interest to contrast and compare findings and industry results.

Additional Notes on Employment

The employment estimates compiled by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) measure the number of full- and part-time employees, plus the number of proprietors of unincorporated businesses. People holding more than one job are counted in the employment estimates for each job they hold. This means BEA employment estimates represent a job count, not a number-of-people employed count. Also, BEA employment estimates are by place-of-work, rather than by place-of-residence.

Additional Suggested Analysis

To view and examine the short vs. long term growth of all 51 United States states click on the graph below.

Educational Services Growth by State

State vs Nationwide Average: 2013-2021 and 2022

Educational Services by State
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