Oklahoma ranks 29th in United States for non-farm payroll employees in May


Oklahoma's payroll numbers reveal that it is ranked 29th for non-farm payroll employees in May, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

U.S. Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by State
Rank
State
May (in thousands)
1
California
17,441
2
Texas
12,803.3
3
New York
9,817.5
4
Florida
8,993.4
5
Illinois
6,210.6
6
Pennsylvania
6,084.2
7
Ohio
5,626.1
8
Georgia
4,605.5
9
North Carolina
4,585
10
Michigan
4,472.7
11
New Jersey
4,212.4
12
Virginia
4,039.6
13
Massachusetts
3,689.5
14
Washington
3,501.7
15
Indiana
3,181.6
16
Tennessee
3,112.6
17
Wisconsin
2,992.9
18
Minnesota
2,977.3
19
Missouri
2,942.2
20
Arizona
2,919.3
21
Maryland
2,777.8
22
Colorado
2,767.6
23
South Carolina
2,188.5
24
Alabama
2,081.6
25
Louisiana
1,995.1
26
Kentucky
1,963.4
27
Oregon
1,952.4
28
Connecticut
1,703.7
29
Oklahoma
1,701.3
30
Iowa
1,603.9
31
Utah
1,557.7
32
Kansas
1,438.6
33
Nevada
1,435
34
Arkansas
1,283.1
35
Mississippi
1,170.8
36
Nebraska
1,039.9
37
Puerto Rico
872.4
38
New Mexico
859.3
39
District of Columbia
791.7
40
Idaho
758.3
41
West Virginia
741.3
42
New Hampshire
692
43
Hawaii
661.3
44
Maine
633.1
45
Rhode Island
502.7
46
Montana
485.3
47
Delaware
469.2
48
South Dakota
451.8
49
North Dakota
440.2
50
Alaska
334.5
51
Vermont
314.8
52
Wyoming
290.8
53
Virgin Islands
34.6
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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