North Dakota Job Growth
There were 435,200 jobs in North Dakota in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 395,116 employed persons for the month. North Dakota added 1,100 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,054 (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 468,400. Since then 33,200 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 423,700 in January 2018, North Dakota has gained 11,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota reached a maximum of 406,509 in November 2014. 11,393 jobs have been lost in North Dakota since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History