North Dakota Job Growth
There were 435,800 jobs in North Dakota in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 407,414 employed persons for the month. North Dakota lost 2,700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 822 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is North Dakota job growth compared to other states.
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North Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for North Dakota as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in North Dakota
CES employment peaked in December 2014 for North Dakota at 467,700. Since then 31,900 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 433,300 in June 2016, North Dakota has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota reached a maximum of 410,279 in April 2017. 2,865 jobs have been lost in North Dakota since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History