Special Report

Largest Industry in Each State

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Virginia: Ambulatory health care services
> Industry GDP contribution: $17.2 billion (3.7% of total)
> Industry workforce: 185,513 (5.5% of total employment)
> 5 yr. Industry GDP change: +20.4%
> Avg. industry salary: $63,554

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Washington: Ambulatory health care services
> Industry GDP contribution: $16.7 billion (3.5% of total)
> Industry workforce: 156,003 (4.5% of total employment)
> 5 yr. Industry GDP change: +28.3%
> Avg. industry salary: $64,501

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West Virginia: Oil and gas extraction
> Industry GDP contribution: $5.8 billion (8.4% of total)
> Industry workforce: 2,149 (0.4% of total employment)
> 5 yr. Industry GDP change: +408.8%
> Avg. industry salary: $93,331

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Wisconsin: Insurance carriers and related activities
> Industry GDP contribution: $17.0 billion (5.8% of total)
> Industry workforce: 63,710 (2.4% of total employment)
> 5 yr. Industry GDP change: +39.0%
> Avg. industry salary: $75,163

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Wyoming: Oil and gas extraction
> Industry GDP contribution: $4.9 billion (12.8% of total)
> Industry workforce: 3,039 (0.7% of total employment)
> 5 yr. Industry GDP change: +37.0%
> Avg. industry salary: $113,739

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