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Updated September 15, 2017

Total Nonfarm Employment by State

Year-to-Date

Comparison of average employment January to August 2017 with January to August 2016
  1. Nevada 3.23%
  2. Utah 3.16%
  3. Florida 2.86%
  4. Georgia 2.77%
  5. Idaho 2.63%
  1. Oklahoma 0.28%
  2. Kansas -0.2%
  3. West Virginia -0.22%
  4. Alaska -0.91%
  5. Wyoming -1.66%
USA 1.52%

Year-Over-Year

Comparison of job growth in August 2017 with job growth in August 2016
  1. Nevada 3.28%
  2. Utah 2.8%
  3. Florida 2.64%
  4. Georgia 2.63%
  5. Oregon 2.54%
  1. Illinois 0.41%
  2. West Virginia 0.35%
  3. Alaska 0.2%
  4. Wyoming -0.32%
  5. Kansas -0.51%
USA 1.45%

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