North Dakota Job Growth
There were 408,900 jobs in North Dakota in September 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 379,040 employed persons for the month. North Dakota added 600 jobs in September 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,758 (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 60,000 jobs have been lost in North Dakota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 396,500 in April 2020, North Dakota has gained 12,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in North Dakota reached a maximum of 405,688 in November 2014. 26,648 jobs have been lost in North Dakota since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 365,917, North Dakota has added 13,123 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
North Dakota Employment History