North Dakota Job Growth
There were 425,500 jobs in North Dakota in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 399,538 employed persons for the month. North Dakota lost 0 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,292 (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 468,900. Since then 43,400 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 386,900 in April 2020, North Dakota has gained 38,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota reached a maximum of 406,697 in May 2017. 7,159 jobs have been lost in North Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 380,877, North Dakota has added 18,661 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History