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Table 2: Employment and Average Annual Pay (Nominal and Real) for the United States and the Eight States of the Mountain-Plains Region by Industry (1996)


Employees
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total 117,966,298 1,873,585 492,775 349,730 812,448 289,797 333,069 923,222 213,699
Total Private 99,272,351 1,579,896 401,653 280,312 668,287 236,761 276,307 766,647 160,706
--Agriculture 1,717,424 26,134 19,970 4,306 11,460 3,194 2,960 7,250 3,051
--Mining 578,338 13,619 3,067 5,419 1,213 4,084 2,270 7,930 15,884
--Construction 5,359,702 111,064 30,610 17,151 36,730 14,871 14,646 60,286 14,223
--Manufacturing 18,460,469 196,547 72,893 23,871 113,731 21,898 47,750 128,305 10,791
--TPU * 5,989,005 115,345 21,552 17,531 39,782 16,804 15,576 51,823 11,035
--Wholesale Trade 6,471,748 98,330 28,981 18,056 53,227 21,210 19,764 48,246 7,365
--Retail Trade 21,555,345 368,074 96,215 79,928 155,261 59,019 67,889 180,421 44,795
--FIRE ** 6,746,176 114,561 19,988 15,862 50,958 14,015 19,884 50,540 7,901
--Services 32,256,990 536,084 108,371 98,046 205,925 81,596 85,569 231,766 45,652
Total Government 18,693,947 293,698 91,123 69,418 144,162 53,035 56,762 156,575 52,993
--Federal Government 2,881,883 55,048 12,892 12,867 15,711 8,981 10,943 30,937 7,270
--State Government 4,191,204 59,787 22,417 18,970 32,990 16,090 12,953 44,595 11,543
--Local Government 11,620,860 178,854 55,814 37,580 95,461 27,965 32,866 81,044 34,180
Nominal Annual Wage
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total $28,945 $28,520 $23,353 $21,144 $23,291 $21,242 $20,724 $24,572 $22,870
Total Private $28,581 $28,182 $23,047 $20,082 $22,823 $20,754 $20,111 $24,103 $22,264
--Agriculture 16,528 18,344 16,211 15,531 17,425 18,565 17,068 16,007 15,761
--Mining 47,612 56,029 35,944 41,565 27,425 37,130 38,603 44,000 44,926
--Construction 30,340 29,870 25,910 25,425 28,049 26,587 23,503 25,092 24,634
--Manufacturing 36,235 37,080 32,274 26,855 28,857 26,569 24,882 30,196 29,486
--TPU * 36,095 39,290 28,434 29,165 30,460 29,954 26,357 32,556 31,664
--Wholesale Trade 37,527 37,788 26,074 26,610 27,459 27,337 26,037 31,539 27,793
--Retail Trade 15,215 15,528 13,783 12,382 12,627 11,859 11,942 14,237 12,372
--FIRE ** 41,728 35,976 28,522 25,979 30,433 25,776 25,091 29,562 27,247
--Services 27,213 27,212 22,261 18,994 21,964 19,357 19,303 23,091 18,048
Total Government $30,878 $30,334 $24,703 $25,440 $25,461 $23,421 $23,705 $26,867 $24,708
--Federal Government 40,414 39,957 35,315 36,112 34,792 32,864 33,945 36,679 34,981
--State Government 31,418 32,894 27,876 25,915 28,428 24,810 26,402 28,198 26,059
--Local Government 28,326 26,517 20,977 21,546 22,900 19,588 19,232 22,390 22,067
Real Annual Wage
United States Colorado Idaho Montana Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
Total $18,448 $18,177 $14,884 $13,476 $14,844 $13,539 $13,208 $15,661 $14,576
Total Private $18,216 $17,962 $14,689 $12,798 $14,546 $13,228 $12,818 $15,362 $14,190
--Agriculture 10,534 11,692 10,332 9,900 10,991 11,832 10,878 10,202 10,039
--Mining 30,345 35,710 22,909 26,491 17,479 23,665 24,604 28,043 28,634
--Construction 19,337 19,038 16,514 16,205 17,877 16,945 14,980 15,992 15,700
--Manufacturing 23,094 23,633 20,570 17,116 18,392 16,934 15,859 19,245 18,793
--TPU * 23,005 25,041 18,122 18,588 19,414 19,091 16,799 20,750 20,181
--Wholesale Trade 23,918 24,084 16,618 16,960 17,501 17,423 16,595 20,101 17,714
--Retail Trade 9,697 9,897 8,785 7,892 8,048 7,558 7,611 9,074 7,885
--FIRE ** 26,595 22,929 18,178 16,558 19,396 16,428 15,992 18,841 17,366
--Services 17,344 17,344 14,188 12,106 13,999 12,337 12,303 14,717 11,503
Total Government $19,680 $19,333 $15,744 $16,214 $16,228 $14,927 $15,108 $17,124 $15,748
--Federal Government 25,758 25,467 22,508 23,016 22,175 20,946 21,635 23,377 22,295
--State Government 20,024 20,965 17,767 16,517 18,119 15,813 16,827 17,972 16,609
--Local Government 18,054 16,901 13,370 13,732 14,595 12,484 12,257 14,270 14,064


* TPU = Transportation & Public Utilities
** FIRE = Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

 
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