North Dakota Job Growth
There were 436,100 jobs in North Dakota in May 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 396,267 employed persons for the month. North Dakota added 1,400 jobs in May 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 62 (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 468,100. Since then 32,000 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 429,500 in October 2017, North Dakota has gained 6,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota reached a maximum of 405,688 in November 2014. 9,421 jobs have been lost in North Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a October 2018 low of 392,533, North Dakota has added 3,734 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History