Vacancies for skilled factory jobs

A pickup in manufacturing has created more demand for machinists, computer-aided machine operators and other skilled workers. Here is a snapshot of job openings for these workers in each state.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Washingtom D.C.

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Source: The Conference Board's Help Wanted Online Data Series

The Conference Board Help Wanted Online Data Series is a monthly measure of labor demand. The data (not seasonally adjusted) measures the number of new and reposted jobs from the previous month for more than 16,000 online job boards, corporate boards and smaller job sites.
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