Text Box: TABLE 1: GROWING INDUSTRIES WITH 100 OR MORE EMPLOYMENT FOR 2002Q1 IN NAICS
             
          Employment Current Quarter   Employment Previous Quarter      
SECTOR SUBSECTOR NAICS1  2002Q1 AWW2             Avg. Growth3
        2002Q1 2001Q1 Growth   2001Q4 2000Q4 Growth    
          N N N %   N N N %   % RANK4
Mining Oil and gas extraction 211 $1,241.86   3,276 3,055 221 7.2%   3,454 2,815 639 22.7%   15.0% 4
Mining Mining, except oil and gas 212 $1,240.78   7,404 6,841 563 8.2%   7,251 6,877 374 5.4%   6.8% 11
Mining Support activities for mining 213 $869.04   7,359 6,822 537 7.9%   8,351 6,717 1,634 24.3%   16.1% 3
Construction Construction of buildings 236 $585.11   4,598 4,225 373 8.8%   5,135 4,609 526 11.4%   10.1% 7
Construction Heavy and civil engineering construction 237 $674.22   4,140 3,897 243 6.2%   5,750 4,995 755 15.1%   10.7% 6
Construction Specialty trade contractors 238 $557.01   8,788 8,260 528 6.4%   9,774 9,063 711 7.9%   7.1% 10
Manufacturing Textile product mills 314 $279.21   142 132 10 7.6%   144 129 15 11.6%   9.6% 8
Wholesale Trade Electronic markets and agents and brokers 425 $784.37   324 201 123 61.2%   310 204 106 52.0%   56.6% 1
Information Motion picture and sound recording industries 512 $297.20   363 339 24 7.1%   348 316 32 10.1%   8.6% 9
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Rental and leasing services 532 $517.69   1,499 1,341 158 11.8%   1,609 1,253 356 28.4%   20.1% 2
Health Care and Social Assistance Ambulatory health care services 621 $696.17   6,639 6,251 388 6.2%   6,683 6,261 422 6.7%   6.5% 13
Other Services, Except Public Administration Repair and maintenance 811 $507.28   3,362 3,087 275 8.9%   3,424 3,042 382 12.6%   10.7% 5
Public Administration Administration of environmental programs 924 $673.73   3,063 2,885 178 6.2%   3,257 3,035 222 7.3%   6.7% 12
Total   NA $777.04   50,957 47,336 3,621 7.6%   55,490 49,316 6,174 12.5%   10.1% NA
Text Box: 1.  Includes both public and privately owned firms.
2.  The Average Week Wage (AWW) is calculated by dividing the total wage for the industry group by the total number of jobs for the industry group and the number of   
     weeks in the observed quarter.  To give some context to this number, the AWW for all industries in the first quarter of 2002 is $777.04.  The reader should also be 
     aware that, AWW's at the industry Group Level are susceptible to wage bias due to sample size, occupational distributions, seasonal pay and bonuses, and keying 
     error.
3.  The percentage for Average Growth is defined as:  (percent growth second quarter + percent growth first quarter)/2.
4.  Rank is based on the magnitude of the percent Average Growth relative to the magnitude of all other growing industries.
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