California experienced a decrease of 3,544 innovation job openings from August 2014 to September 2014, a decrease of 4.94%. Texas experienced a decrease of 2,406 innovation job openings from August 2014 to September 2014, a decrease of 5.57%.

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State Total Openings Monthly Change Yearly Change
CA 68,277 -4.94% 13.21%
TX 40,804 -5.57% 12.12%

Source: BLS

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