10 states with most and least healthcare employment

Healthcare is one of the biggest employers in many communities.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculated healthcare employment by state and Kaiser Family Foundation organized the data. Here are the top 10 states with the most healthcare employment, based on data gathered in May 2015:

1. California: 1.1 million
2. Texas: 937,780
3. New York: 894,190
4. Florida: 732,150
5. Pennsylvania: 587,420
6. Ohio: 564,420
7. Illinois: 507,830
8. North Carolina: 417,730
9. Michigan: 412,450
10. New Jersey: 376,070

Here are the 10 states with the least healthcare employment:

1. Wyoming: 21,670
2. Alaska: 26,820
3. Vermont: 27,220
4. North Dakota: 38,600
5. South Dakota: 40,480
6. Delaware: 41,480
7. Montana: 42,510
8. District of Columbia: 45,420
9. Hawaii: 50,640
10. Rhode Island: 53,400

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