Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined November 2021 employment data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Data comes from the Current Population Survey (i.e. Household Survey) and the Current Employment Statistics (i.e. Payroll) survey. Metro area employment data is also available. Visit the employment overview page to see all employment and jobs data. Click on a header to sort.

State November 2021
CES Jobs Added
November 2021
CES Jobs Percent Change
November 2021
CPS Jobs Added
November 2021
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama -4,400 -0.21% 5,661 0.26%
Alaska -700 -0.23% 1,547 0.47%
Arizona 8,600 0.29% 23,249 0.67%
Arkansas 3,300 0.26% 4,764 0.37%
California 45,700 0.27% 79,904 0.45%
Colorado 9,800 0.36% 10,681 0.35%
Connecticut 5,600 0.35% 11,819 0.70%
Delaware 1,100 0.24% 1,197 0.26%
District of Columbia -400 -0.05% 1,770 0.46%
Florida 51,100 0.57% 50,056 0.50%
Georgia 13,500 0.29% 11,983 0.24%
Hawaii 600 0.10% 2,047 0.34%
Idaho 800 0.10% 2,309 0.26%
Illinois 19,500 0.33% 36,312 0.62%
Indiana 15,100 0.49% 1,705 0.05%
Iowa -1,000 -0.06% 3,071 0.19%
Kansas 2,700 0.19% -1,852 -0.13%
Kentucky 2,900 0.15% 7,782 0.41%
Louisiana 8,500 0.46% 7,477 0.38%
Maine -1,100 -0.18% -530 -0.08%
Maryland 8,400 0.31% 4,026 0.14%
Massachusetts 16,800 0.47% 8,149 0.23%
Michigan 17,300 0.41% 11,167 0.25%
Minnesota 8,600 0.30% 3,556 0.12%
Mississippi -900 -0.08% 1,577 0.13%
Missouri 7,600 0.27% 54 0.00%
Montana 2,900 0.60% 3,069 0.58%
Nebraska 1,900 0.19% 1,822 0.18%
Nevada 2,600 0.19% 3,066 0.21%
New Hampshire 1,600 0.24% -907 -0.12%
New Jersey 25,800 0.64% 14,142 0.34%
New Mexico 1,900 0.23% 2,631 0.30%
New York 23,600 0.26% -3,328 -0.04%
North Carolina 3,500 0.08% 18,133 0.38%
North Dakota 3,400 0.81% 919 0.24%
Ohio 12,200 0.23% 23,482 0.44%
Oklahoma -1,700 -0.10% 4,377 0.24%
Oregon 10,000 0.53% 3,374 0.16%
Pennsylvania 13,500 0.23% 6,518 0.11%
Rhode Island 2,300 0.48% 3,274 0.63%
South Carolina 4,600 0.21% 4,330 0.19%
South Dakota -500 -0.11% 292 0.06%
Tennessee 4,900 0.16% 4,062 0.13%
Texas 75,100 0.58% 77,396 0.58%
Utah 5,000 0.31% 7,852 0.48%
Vermont 200 0.07% 336 0.11%
Virginia 13,600 0.34% 11,333 0.28%
Washington 12,800 0.37% 15,228 0.41%
West Virginia 600 0.09% 1,742 0.23%
Wisconsin 10,200 0.35% 6,189 0.21%
Wyoming 400 0.15% 623 0.22%