Current Highlights US

Total Nonfarm Employment by State

Year-to-Date

Comparison of average employment January to August 2021 with January to August 2020
  1. Idaho 5%
  2. Utah 4.71%
  3. Nevada 3.27%
  4. Maine 3.25%
  5. New Hampshire 3.08%
  1. Wyoming 0.07%
  2. Oklahoma 0.06%
  3. Louisiana -0.43%
  4. New Mexico -1.03%
  5. Hawaii -1.6%
USA 2.05%

Year-Over-Year

Comparison of job growth in August 2021 with job growth in August 2020
  1. Hawaii 10%
  2. Nevada 8.73%
  3. Massachusetts 6.31%
  4. Maine 6.26%
  5. New Jersey 6.12%
  1. Louisiana 2.33%
  2. Virginia 2.31%
  3. Wyoming 2%
  4. Oklahoma 2%
  5. Kansas 1.91%
USA 4.35%

To read data for other states, please visit Current State Rankings

Updated September 17, 2021