EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY: STATE AND BLS REGIONS                                                          
Industry: PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS SERVICES                                                              
Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,
2011 II (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2009 II Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change
Alabama 222.40 204.37 204.33 212.60 Alabama 222.40 204.37 -18.03 -8.1% Alabama 222.40 204.33 -18.07 -8.1% Alabama 204.37 212.60 8.23 4.0% Alabama 204.33 212.60 8.27 4.0% Alabama 222.40 212.60 -9.80 -4.4%
Alaska 25.33 26.10 26.10 26.47 Alaska 25.33 26.10 0.77 3.0% Alaska 25.33 26.10 0.77 3.0% Alaska 26.10 26.47 0.37 1.4% Alaska 26.10 26.47 0.37 1.4% Alaska 25.33 26.47 1.13 4.5%
Arizona 404.30 346.17 339.63 335.07 Arizona 404.30 346.17 -58.13 -14.4% Arizona 404.30 339.63 -64.67 -16.0% Arizona 346.17 335.07 -11.10 -3.2% Arizona 339.63 335.07 -4.57 -1.3% Arizona 404.30 335.07 -69.23 -17.1%
Arkansas 117.77 112.40 115.43 122.77 Arkansas 117.77 112.40 -5.37 -4.6% Arkansas 117.77 115.43 -2.33 -2.0% Arkansas 112.40 122.77 10.37 9.2% Arkansas 115.43 122.77 7.33 6.4% Arkansas 117.77 122.77 5.00 4.2%
California 2,270.13 2,057.83 2,044.47 2,127.17 California 2,270.13 2,057.83 -212.30 -9.4% California 2,270.13 2,044.47 -225.67 -9.9% California 2,057.83 2,127.17 69.33 3.4% California 2,044.47 2,127.17 82.70 4.0% California 2,270.13 2,127.17 -142.97 -6.3%
Colorado 351.07 329.57 327.67 333.27 Colorado 351.07 329.57 -21.50 -6.1% Colorado 351.07 327.67 -23.40 -6.7% Colorado 329.57 333.27 3.70 1.1% Colorado 327.67 333.27 5.60 1.7% Colorado 351.07 333.27 -17.80 -5.1%
Connecticut 207.53 189.07 185.37 194.50 Connecticut 207.53 189.07 -18.47 -8.9% Connecticut 207.53 185.37 -22.17 -10.7% Connecticut 189.07 194.50 5.43 2.9% Connecticut 185.37 194.50 9.13 4.9% Connecticut 207.53 194.50 -13.03 -6.3%
Delaware 60.63 55.93 54.37 53.03 Delaware 60.63 55.93 -4.70 -7.8% Delaware 60.63 54.37 -6.27 -10.3% Delaware 55.93 53.03 -2.90 -5.2% Delaware 54.37 53.03 -1.33 -2.5% Delaware 60.63 53.03 -7.60 -12.5%
District of Columbia 152.77 146.37 147.30 151.03 District of Columbia 152.77 146.37 -6.40 -4.2% District of Columbia 152.77 147.30 -5.47 -3.6% District of Columbia 146.37 151.03 4.67 3.2% District of Columbia 147.30 151.03 3.73 2.5% District of Columbia 152.77 151.03 -1.73 -1.1%
Florida 1,179.57 1,028.73 1,028.70 1,042.67 Florida 1,179.57 1,028.73 -150.83 -12.8% Florida 1,179.57 1,028.70 -150.87 -12.8% Florida 1,028.73 1,042.67 13.93 1.4% Florida 1,028.70 1,042.67 13.97 1.4% Florida 1,179.57 1,042.67 -136.90 -11.6%
Georgia 566.97 507.37 510.77 535.30 Georgia 566.97 507.37 -59.60 -10.5% Georgia 566.97 510.77 -56.20 -9.9% Georgia 507.37 535.30 27.93 5.5% Georgia 510.77 535.30 24.53 4.8% Georgia 566.97 535.30 -31.67 -5.6%
Hawaii 77.07 71.47 70.87 73.93 Hawaii 77.07 71.47 -5.60 -7.3% Hawaii 77.07 70.87 -6.20 -8.0% Hawaii 71.47 73.93 2.47 3.5% Hawaii 70.87 73.93 3.07 4.3% Hawaii 77.07 73.93 -3.13 -4.1%
Idaho 83.00 73.83 73.87 72.07 Idaho 83.00 73.83 -9.17 -11.0% Idaho 83.00 73.87 -9.13 -11.0% Idaho 73.83 72.07 -1.77 -2.4% Idaho 73.87 72.07 -1.80 -2.4% Idaho 83.00 72.07 -10.93 -13.2%
Illinois 872.30 786.10 786.70 818.40 Illinois 872.30 786.10 -86.20 -9.9% Illinois 872.30 786.70 -85.60 -9.8% Illinois 786.10 818.40 32.30 4.1% Illinois 786.70 818.40 31.70 4.0% Illinois 872.30 818.40 -53.90 -6.2%
Indiana 289.93 257.97 267.27 277.50 Indiana 289.93 257.97 -31.97 -11.0% Indiana 289.93 267.27 -22.67 -7.8% Indiana 257.97 277.50 19.53 7.6% Indiana 267.27 277.50 10.23 3.8% Indiana 289.93 277.50 -12.43 -4.3%
Iowa 122.63 116.73 119.63 123.93 Iowa 122.63 116.73 -5.90 -4.8% Iowa 122.63 119.63 -3.00 -2.4% Iowa 116.73 123.93 7.20 6.2% Iowa 119.63 123.93 4.30 3.6% Iowa 122.63 123.93 1.30 1.1%
Kansas 147.07 140.93 140.50 141.57 Kansas 147.07 140.93 -6.13 -4.2% Kansas 147.07 140.50 -6.57 -4.5% Kansas 140.93 141.57 0.63 0.4% Kansas 140.50 141.57 1.07 0.8% Kansas 147.07 141.57 -5.50 -3.7%
Kentucky 185.23 167.90 175.37 186.67 Kentucky 185.23 167.90 -17.33 -9.4% Kentucky 185.23 175.37 -9.87 -5.3% Kentucky 167.90 186.67 18.77 11.2% Kentucky 175.37 186.67 11.30 6.4% Kentucky 185.23 186.67 1.43 0.8%
Louisiana 204.50 193.17 189.60 193.13 Louisiana 204.50 193.17 -11.33 -5.5% Louisiana 204.50 189.60 -14.90 -7.3% Louisiana 193.17 193.13 -0.03 0.0% Louisiana 189.60 193.13 3.53 1.9% Louisiana 204.50 193.13 -11.37 -5.6%
Maine 55.13 55.07 55.83 56.00 Maine 55.13 55.07 -0.07 -0.1% Maine 55.13 55.83 0.70 1.3% Maine 55.07 56.00 0.93 1.7% Maine 55.83 56.00 0.17 0.3% Maine 55.13 56.00 0.87 1.6%
Maryland 399.20 383.77 381.87 392.33 Maryland 399.20 383.77 -15.43 -3.9% Maryland 399.20 381.87 -17.33 -4.3% Maryland 383.77 392.33 8.57 2.2% Maryland 381.87 392.33 10.47 2.7% Maryland 399.20 392.33 -6.87 -1.7%
Massachusetts 485.83 459.07 459.33 471.97 Massachusetts 485.83 459.07 -26.77 -5.5% Massachusetts 485.83 459.33 -26.50 -5.5% Massachusetts 459.07 471.97 12.90 2.8% Massachusetts 459.33 471.97 12.63 2.8% Massachusetts 485.83 471.97 -13.87 -2.9%
Michigan 581.90 500.40 504.33 541.83 Michigan 581.90 500.40 -81.50 -14.0% Michigan 581.90 504.33 -77.57 -13.3% Michigan 500.40 541.83 41.43 8.3% Michigan 504.33 541.83 37.50 7.4% Michigan 581.90 541.83 -40.07 -6.9%
Minnesota 329.23 306.80 309.40 319.90 Minnesota 329.23 306.80 -22.43 -6.8% Minnesota 329.23 309.40 -19.83 -6.0% Minnesota 306.80 319.90 13.10 4.3% Minnesota 309.40 319.90 10.50 3.4% Minnesota 329.23 319.90 -9.33 -2.8%
Mississippi 94.57 86.97 87.57 97.97 Mississippi 94.57 86.97 -7.60 -8.0% Mississippi 94.57 87.57 -7.00 -7.4% Mississippi 86.97 97.97 11.00 12.6% Mississippi 87.57 97.97 10.40 11.9% Mississippi 94.57 97.97 3.40 3.6%
Missouri 338.87 316.27 317.27 321.07 Missouri 338.87 316.27 -22.60 -6.7% Missouri 338.87 317.27 -21.60 -6.4% Missouri 316.27 321.07 4.80 1.5% Missouri 317.27 321.07 3.80 1.2% Missouri 338.87 321.07 -17.80 -5.3%
Montana 41.00 38.53 38.83 38.80 Montana 41.00 38.53 -2.47 -6.0% Montana 41.00 38.83 -2.17 -5.3% Montana 38.53 38.80 0.27 0.7% Montana 38.83 38.80 -0.03 -0.1% Montana 41.00 38.80 -2.20 -5.4%
Nebraska 105.43 100.47 99.47 108.00 Nebraska 105.43 100.47 -4.97 -4.7% Nebraska 105.43 99.47 -5.97 -5.7% Nebraska 100.47 108.00 7.53 7.5% Nebraska 99.47 108.00 8.53 8.6% Nebraska 105.43 108.00 2.57 2.4%
Nevada 158.30 134.20 134.17 140.60 Nevada 158.30 134.20 -24.10 -15.2% Nevada 158.30 134.17 -24.13 -15.2% Nevada 134.20 140.60 6.40 4.8% Nevada 134.17 140.60 6.43 4.8% Nevada 158.30 140.60 -17.70 -11.2%
New Hampshire 66.43 62.27 63.10 69.13 New Hampshire 66.43 62.27 -4.17 -6.3% New Hampshire 66.43 63.10 -3.33 -5.0% New Hampshire 62.27 69.13 6.87 11.0% New Hampshire 63.10 69.13 6.03 9.6% New Hampshire 66.43 69.13 2.70 4.1%
New Jersey 622.37 584.43 578.47 594.40 New Jersey 622.37 584.43 -37.93 -6.1% New Jersey 622.37 578.47 -43.90 -7.1% New Jersey 584.43 594.40 9.97 1.7% New Jersey 578.47 594.40 15.93 2.8% New Jersey 622.37 594.40 -27.97 -4.5%
New Mexico 108.03 102.47 100.70 92.77 New Mexico 108.03 102.47 -5.57 -5.2% New Mexico 108.03 100.70 -7.33 -6.8% New Mexico 102.47 92.77 -9.70 -9.5% New Mexico 100.70 92.77 -7.93 -7.9% New Mexico 108.03 92.77 -15.27 -14.1%
New York 1,145.90 1,089.43 1,085.50 1,132.40 New York 1,145.90 1,089.43 -56.47 -4.9% New York 1,145.90 1,085.50 -60.40 -5.3% New York 1,089.43 1,132.40 42.97 3.9% New York 1,085.50 1,132.40 46.90 4.3% New York 1,145.90 1,132.40 -13.50 -1.2%
North Carolina 504.67 461.43 472.90 497.67 North Carolina 504.67 461.43 -43.23 -8.6% North Carolina 504.67 472.90 -31.77 -6.3% North Carolina 461.43 497.67 36.23 7.9% North Carolina 472.90 497.67 24.77 5.2% North Carolina 504.67 497.67 -7.00 -1.4%
North Dakota 29.80 28.97 28.40 28.80 North Dakota 29.80 28.97 -0.83 -2.8% North Dakota 29.80 28.40 -1.40 -4.7% North Dakota 28.97 28.80 -0.17 -0.6% North Dakota 28.40 28.80 0.40 1.4% North Dakota 29.80 28.80 -1.00 -3.4%
Ohio 673.33 615.23 613.43 641.00 Ohio 673.33 615.23 -58.10 -8.6% Ohio 673.33 613.43 -59.90 -8.9% Ohio 615.23 641.00 25.77 4.2% Ohio 613.43 641.00 27.57 4.5% Ohio 673.33 641.00 -32.33 -4.8%
Oklahoma 184.07 167.13 166.27 174.60 Oklahoma 184.07 167.13 -16.93 -9.2% Oklahoma 184.07 166.27 -17.80 -9.7% Oklahoma 167.13 174.60 7.47 4.5% Oklahoma 166.27 174.60 8.33 5.0% Oklahoma 184.07 174.60 -9.47 -5.1%
Oregon 197.23 179.67 179.90 185.20 Oregon 197.23 179.67 -17.57 -8.9% Oregon 197.23 179.90 -17.33 -8.8% Oregon 179.67 185.20 5.53 3.1% Oregon 179.90 185.20 5.30 2.9% Oregon 197.23 185.20 -12.03 -6.1%
Pennsylvania 710.37 671.87 678.73 694.87 Pennsylvania 710.37 671.87 -38.50 -5.4% Pennsylvania 710.37 678.73 -31.63 -4.5% Pennsylvania 671.87 694.87 23.00 3.4% Pennsylvania 678.73 694.87 16.13 2.4% Pennsylvania 710.37 694.87 -15.50 -2.2%
Rhode Island 55.33 52.20 52.70 53.73 Rhode Island 55.33 52.20 -3.13 -5.7% Rhode Island 55.33 52.70 -2.63 -4.8% Rhode Island 52.20 53.73 1.53 2.9% Rhode Island 52.70 53.73 1.03 2.0% Rhode Island 55.33 53.73 -1.60 -2.9%
South Carolina 224.57 197.10 205.40 222.80 South Carolina 224.57 197.10 -27.47 -12.2% South Carolina 224.57 205.40 -19.17 -8.5% South Carolina 197.10 222.80 25.70 13.0% South Carolina 205.40 222.80 17.40 8.5% South Carolina 224.57 222.80 -1.77 -0.8%
South Dakota 27.73 26.70 26.93 28.13 South Dakota 27.73 26.70 -1.03 -3.7% South Dakota 27.73 26.93 -0.80 -2.9% South Dakota 26.70 28.13 1.43 5.4% South Dakota 26.93 28.13 1.20 4.5% South Dakota 27.73 28.13 0.40 1.4%
Tennessee 324.70 291.87 299.27 308.90 Tennessee 324.70 291.87 -32.83 -10.1% Tennessee 324.70 299.27 -25.43 -7.8% Tennessee 291.87 308.90 17.03 5.8% Tennessee 299.27 308.90 9.63 3.2% Tennessee 324.70 308.90 -15.80 -4.9%
Texas 1,321.50 1,252.27 1,252.90 1,321.33 Texas 1,321.50 1,252.27 -69.23 -5.2% Texas 1,321.50 1,252.90 -68.60 -5.2% Texas 1,252.27 1,321.33 69.07 5.5% Texas 1,252.90 1,321.33 68.43 5.5% Texas 1,321.50 1,321.33 -0.17 0.0%
Utah 165.70 149.10 149.63 158.83 Utah 165.70 149.10 -16.60 -10.0% Utah 165.70 149.63 -16.07 -9.7% Utah 149.10 158.83 9.73 6.5% Utah 149.63 158.83 9.20 6.1% Utah 165.70 158.83 -6.87 -4.1%
Vermont 22.63 22.13 22.80 24.63 Vermont 22.63 22.13 -0.50 -2.2% Vermont 22.63 22.80 0.17 0.7% Vermont 22.13 24.63 2.50 11.3% Vermont 22.80 24.63 1.83 8.0% Vermont 22.63 24.63 2.00 8.8%
Virginia 652.13 638.17 640.20 664.77 Virginia 652.13 638.17 -13.97 -2.1% Virginia 652.13 640.20 -11.93 -1.8% Virginia 638.17 664.77 26.60 4.2% Virginia 640.20 664.77 24.57 3.8% Virginia 652.13 664.77 12.63 1.9%
Washington 348.17 323.23 322.03 347.97 Washington 348.17 323.23 -24.93 -7.2% Washington 348.17 322.03 -26.13 -7.5% Washington 323.23 347.97 24.73 7.7% Washington 322.03 347.97 25.93 8.1% Washington 348.17 347.97 -0.20 -0.1%
West Virginia 61.17 59.80 60.10 63.07 West Virginia 61.17 59.80 -1.37 -2.2% West Virginia 61.17 60.10 -1.07 -1.7% West Virginia 59.80 63.07 3.27 5.5% West Virginia 60.10 63.07 2.97 4.9% West Virginia 61.17 63.07 1.90 3.1%
Wisconsin 282.40 255.07 263.20 271.23 Wisconsin 282.40 255.07 -27.33 -9.7% Wisconsin 282.40 263.20 -19.20 -6.8% Wisconsin 255.07 271.23 16.17 6.3% Wisconsin 263.20 271.23 8.03 3.1% Wisconsin 282.40 271.23 -11.17 -4.0%
Wyoming 18.47 17.30 16.87 18.00 Wyoming 18.47 17.30 -1.17 -6.3% Wyoming 18.47 16.87 -1.60 -8.7% Wyoming 17.30 18.00 0.70 4.0% Wyoming 16.87 18.00 1.13 6.7% Wyoming 18.47 18.00 -0.47 -2.5%
Puerto Rico 109.43 101.53 103.33 107.17 Puerto Rico 109.43 101.53 -7.90 -7.2% Puerto Rico 109.43 103.33 -6.10 -5.6% Puerto Rico 101.53 107.17 5.63 5.5% Puerto Rico 103.33 107.17 3.83 3.7% Puerto Rico 109.43 107.17 -2.27 -2.1%
Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands Missing Missing Missing Missing
Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Professional and Business Services Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2009 II Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change
New England 892.90 839.80 839.13 869.97 New England 892.90 839.80 -53.10 -5.9% New England 892.90 839.13 -53.77 -6.0% New England 839.80 869.97 30.17 3.6% New England 839.13 869.97 30.83 3.7% New England 892.90 869.97 -22.93 -2.6%
New York–New Jersey 1,877.70 1,775.40 1,767.30 1,833.97 New York–New Jersey 1,877.70 1,775.40 -102.30 -5.4% New York–New Jersey 1,877.70 1,767.30 -110.40 -5.9% New York–New Jersey 1,775.40 1,833.97 58.57 3.3% New York–New Jersey 1,767.30 1,833.97 66.67 3.8% New York–New Jersey 1,877.70 1,833.97 -43.73 -2.3%
Mid–Atlantic 2,036.27 1,955.90 1,962.57 2,019.10 Mid–Atlantic 2,036.27 1,955.90 -80.37 -3.9% Mid–Atlantic 2,036.27 1,962.57 -73.70 -3.6% Mid–Atlantic 1,955.90 2,019.10 63.20 3.2% Mid–Atlantic 1,962.57 2,019.10 56.53 2.9% Mid–Atlantic 2,036.27 2,019.10 -17.17 -0.8%
Southeast 3,302.67 2,945.73 2,984.30 3,104.57 Southeast 3,302.67 2,945.73 -356.93 -10.8% Southeast 3,302.67 2,984.30 -318.37 -9.6% Southeast 2,945.73 3,104.57 158.83 5.4% Southeast 2,984.30 3,104.57 120.27 4.0% Southeast 3,302.67 3,104.57 -198.10 -6.0%
Midwest 3,314.70 2,994.43 3,018.77 3,158.73 Midwest 3,314.70 2,994.43 -320.27 -9.7% Midwest 3,314.70 3,018.77 -295.93 -8.9% Midwest 2,994.43 3,158.73 164.30 5.5% Midwest 3,018.77 3,158.73 139.97 4.6% Midwest 3,314.70 3,158.73 -155.97 -4.7%
Southwest 1,935.87 1,827.43 1,824.90 1,904.60 Southwest 1,935.87 1,827.43 -108.43 -5.6% Southwest 1,935.87 1,824.90 -110.97 -5.7% Southwest 1,827.43 1,904.60 77.17 4.2% Southwest 1,824.90 1,904.60 79.70 4.4% Southwest 1,935.87 1,904.60 -31.27 -1.6%
Mountain–Plains 1,062.17 991.70 990.77 1,011.53 Mountain–Plains 1,062.17 991.70 -70.47 -6.6% Mountain–Plains 1,062.17 990.77 -71.40 -6.7% Mountain–Plains 991.70 1,011.53 19.83 2.0% Mountain–Plains 990.77 1,011.53 20.77 2.1% Mountain–Plains 1,062.17 1,011.53 -50.63 -4.8%
West 3,563.53 3,212.50 3,191.03 3,308.47 West 3,563.53 3,212.50 -351.03 -9.9% West 3,563.53 3,191.03 -372.50 -10.5% West 3,212.50 3,308.47 95.97 3.0% West 3,191.03 3,308.47 117.43 3.7% West 3,563.53 3,308.47 -255.07 -7.2%