Chapter 8: State Indicators

Workforce

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Table 8-21

Individuals in S&E occupations as share of workforce, by state: 2003

 
State S&E occupations Employed workforce Workforce in S&E
occupations (%)
 
United States 4,961,550 137,406,413 3.61
Alabama 56,380 2,009,039 2.81
Alaska 10,600 305,063 3.47
Arizona 92,120 2,553,169 3.61
Arkansas 21,340 1,204,539 1.77
California 676,180 16,223,451 4.17
Colorado 124,140 2,325,210 5.34
Connecticut 81,380 1,706,170 4.77
Delaware 17,370 403,759 4.30
District of Columbia 54,890 276,595 19.84
Florida 221,070 7,763,860 2.85
Georgia 144,170 4,134,525 3.49
Hawaii 16,090 588,637 2.73
Idaho 22,150 654,222 3.39
Illinois 211,230 5,934,131 3.56
Indiana 78,410 3,000,784 2.61
Iowa 37,320 1,548,215 2.41
Kansas 51,970 1,366,061 3.80
Kentucky 45,230 1,856,204 2.44
Louisiana 41,900 1,914,550 2.19
Maine 15,020 659,579 2.28
Maryland 149,250 2,751,455 5.42
Massachusetts 184,690 3,215,624 5.74
Michigan 182,940 4,695,148 3.90
Minnesota 117,120 2,786,091 4.20
Mississippi 22,190 1,237,198 1.79
Missouri 84,150 2,845,802 2.96
Montana 11,450 452,493 2.53
Nebraska 30,710 936,736 3.28
Nevada 22,330 1,089,709 2.05
New Hampshire 23,430 685,366 3.42
New Jersey 161,420 4,115,123 3.92
New Mexico 33,600 840,858 4.00
New York 272,440 8,705,319 3.13
North Carolina 132,440 3,957,077 3.35
North Dakota 8,430 338,809 2.49
Ohio 177,100 5,506,038 3.22
Oklahoma 44,360 1,614,418 2.75
Oregon 61,230 1,701,577 3.60
Pennsylvania 185,560 5,835,076 3.18
Rhode Island 18,740 537,873 3.48
South Carolina 48,740 1,878,397 2.59
South Dakota 9,150 408,805 2.24
Tennessee 63,680 2,742,225 2.32
Texas 365,270 10,195,950 3.58
Utah 45,570 1,121,088 4.06
Vermont 11,420 335,823 3.40
Virginia 209,280 3,612,229 5.79
Washington 150,230 2,926,836 5.13
West Virginia 16,220 747,637 2.17
Wisconsin 93,320 2,896,670 3.22
Wyoming 6,130 265,200 2.31
 
Puerto Rico 19,940 1,200,322 1.66
 

NOTE: Workforce represents employed component of civilian labor force and is reported as annual data, not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates; and Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

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