Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS SERVICES EMPLOYMENT

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Jobs, 2003
(in 000s)

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Florida 91.5% 5 6.1% 3 4.5% 1,285.1
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Nevada 83.5% 3 9.6% 1 6.9% 124.2
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Arizona 78.1% 16 -2.7% 5 2.8% 326.1
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Idaho 68.9% 1 13.6% 11 1.7% 71.1
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Montana 66.5% 6 4.8% 4 3.5% 32.8
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North Dakota 64.3% 39 -7.5% 38 -1.3% 23.5
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South Dakota 55.6% 47 -11.2% 47 -3.3% 23.8
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West Virginia 49.1% 10 0.7% 28 -0.2% 57.4
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Texas 48.9% 32 -6.2% 27 -0.1% 1,052.3
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Utah 48.7% 31 -6.2% 14 1.4% 133.8
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Wyoming 48.5% 4 6.3% 19 0.7% 15.3
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North Carolina 48.3% 25 -4.5% 18 0.9% 422.7
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Arkansas 45.7% 8 1.8% 33 -0.6% 102.3
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Virginia 44.2% 23 -4.3% 10 2.1% 558.3
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Maine 43.8% 17 -3.2% 23 0.2% 50.9
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Tennessee 40.7% 18 -3.3% 31 -0.4% 292.3
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Oklahoma 40.4% 41 -8.4% 49 -4.3% 153.6
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Georgia 40.3% 38 -7.3% 44 -2.9% 501.8
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Indiana 39.9% 9 1.2% 15 1.0% 258.9
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Maryland 37.3% 14 -0.6% 24 0.2% 363.8
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California 37.0% 37 -7.3% 16 1.0% 2,147.0
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Hawaii 35.2% 2 11.0% 25 0.1% 70.7
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New Mexico 34.5% 12 -0.1% 40 -1.4% 88.9
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Alabama 34.3% 11 0.7% 22 0.4% 187.1
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Oregon 34.1% 33 -6.3% 13 1.5% 173.5
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Washington 33.4% 26 -4.6% 12 1.7% 296.3
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Colorado 32.2% 48 -11.2% 36 -1.1% 285.9
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Nebraska 32.2% 34 -6.4% 6 2.5% 92.8
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Kentucky 31.5% 30 -5.6% 26 0.0% 157.5
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Wisconsin 31.0% 13 -0.3% 7 2.3% 244.3
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Kansas 29.4% 28 -4.7% 39 -1.3% 125.1
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New Jersey 29.1% 22 -4.3% 30 -0.2% 578.5
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Iowa 28.5% 15 -2.6% 29 -0.2% 105.9
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South Carolina 27.2% 29 -4.8% 20 0.5% 186.3
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Vermont 26.3% 19 -3.3% 32 -0.5% 20.2
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Pennsylvania 25.7% 20 -3.5% 42 -2.2% 593.7
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Illinois 25.5% 44 -8.6% 37 -1.1% 770.7
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New Hampshire 25.3% 45 -9.8% 17 0.9% 54.4
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Mississippi 25.2% 7 3.7% 2 5.2% 81.1
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Massachusetts 24.6% 49 -14.3% 48 -3.3% 435.1
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Louisiana 24.1% 27 -4.7% 21 0.5% 178.1
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New York 23.3% 42 -8.5% 35 -1.0% 1,051.6
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Minnesota 22.3% 40 -8.2% 34 -0.6% 295.8
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Ohio 21.7% 36 -7.2% 45 -3.0% 602.9
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Michigan 21.3% 43 -8.5% 46 -3.2% 578.3
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Rhode Island 21.1% 21 -3.9% 9 2.3% 49.9
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Missouri 17.8% 24 -4.4% 41 -1.8% 303.8
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Connecticut 16.5% 46 -10.1% 43 -2.5% 196.0
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Alaska 15.5% 35 -6.7% 8 2.3% 22.4
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Delaware 7.5% 50 -19.8% 50 -13.3% 59.9
U.S. total/average 37.2% -4.1% 1.9% 16,136.0
Bureau of Labor Statistics data for December 1993, 2000, and 2003, not seasonally adjusted