Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined April 2022 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 April 2022
CES Jobs Added
April 2022
CES Jobs Percent Change
April 2022
CPS Jobs Added
April 2022
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama -300 -0.01% 8,278 0.38%
Alaska -200 -0.06% 689 0.20%
Arizona 16,100 0.53% 10,039 0.29%
Arkansas 2,400 0.18% 4,522 0.35%
California 41,400 0.24% 150,016 0.82%
Colorado 14,600 0.52% 15,362 0.50%
Connecticut 1,600 0.10% 10,980 0.61%
Delaware 700 0.15% 473 0.10%
District of Columbia 1,100 0.14% 1,038 0.29%
Florida 58,600 0.63% 48,231 0.47%
Georgia 19,000 0.40% 20,516 0.40%
Hawaii 3,800 0.63% 754 0.12%
Idaho 3,000 0.37% 5,409 0.60%
Illinois 9,300 0.16% 21,971 0.36%
Indiana -2,700 -0.09% 15,212 0.47%
Iowa 3,300 0.21% 10,013 0.61%
Kansas 500 0.04% 3,604 0.25%
Kentucky 2,700 0.14% 5,080 0.26%
Louisiana 3,600 0.19% 11,683 0.58%
Maine -200 -0.03% 1,492 0.23%
Maryland -500 -0.02% 13,540 0.44%
Massachusetts 10,500 0.29% 7,011 0.19%
Michigan -1,600 -0.04% 19,549 0.42%
Minnesota 11,900 0.41% 16,481 0.55%
Mississippi -600 -0.05% 5,863 0.49%
Missouri -5,300 -0.18% 10,315 0.35%
Montana 2,100 0.42% 2,232 0.41%
Nebraska 1,900 0.19% 2,514 0.24%
Nevada 5,200 0.36% 5,579 0.39%
New Hampshire 6,600 0.97% 2,429 0.33%
New Jersey 14,800 0.35% 19,209 0.43%
New Mexico 1,600 0.19% 1,719 0.19%
New York 25,900 0.28% 37,079 0.41%
North Carolina 11,300 0.24% 30,263 0.62%
North Dakota 0 0.00% 1,292 0.32%
Ohio 9,500 0.17% 14,022 0.25%
Oklahoma 1,100 0.07% 4,431 0.24%
Oregon 4,200 0.22% 11,570 0.55%
Pennsylvania 11,400 0.19% 27,022 0.44%
Rhode Island 2,400 0.49% 1,677 0.31%
South Carolina 7,900 0.36% 9,017 0.39%
South Dakota 2,500 0.56% 1,751 0.38%
Tennessee 7,700 0.24% 17,197 0.53%
Texas 62,800 0.47% 58,910 0.43%
Utah 6,800 0.41% 9,035 0.54%
Vermont 100 0.03% 1,883 0.58%
Virginia 13,600 0.34% 19,605 0.47%
Washington 12,300 0.35% 23,102 0.60%
West Virginia 2,400 0.34% 1,020 0.13%
Wisconsin 2,700 0.09% 1,837 0.06%
Wyoming 1,000 0.35% 581 0.21%