Job growth in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by state
U.S. - job growth 2018, by state
This statistic shows the growth in jobs in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by state. In 2018, the state of Nevada was ranked first with the job growth of 3.4 percent.
Job growth in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by state
StateGrowth rate
Nevada 3.4%
Utah 3.2%
Idaho 3.1%
Arizona 2.8%
Washington 2.6%
Colorado 2.4%
Florida 2.4%
South Carolina 2.4%
Texas 2.3%
California 2%
Georgia 1.9%
Oregon1.8%
North Carolina 1.7%
Tennessee 1.6%
Oklahoma 1.5%
West Virginia 1.5%
New Mexico 1.3%
Alabama 1.2%
New York 1.1%
Pennsylvania1.1%
Michigan 1.1%
Virginia 1.1%
Arkansas 1.1%
Montana 1.1%
South Dakota 1.1%
District of Columbia 1%
Indiana 1%
Delaware 1%
New Jersey 0.9%
Illinois 0.9%
Kansas 0.9%
Massachussets 0.9%
New Hampshire 0.8%
Wisconsin 0.8%
Minnesota 0.8%
Maine0.7%
Iowa 0.7%
Maryland 0.7%
Wyoming 0.7%
North Dakota 0.6%
Ohio 0.6%
Louisiana 0.5%
Hawaii 0.5%
Kentucky 0.5%
Missouri 0.5%
Rhode Island 0.5%
Nebraska 0.4%
Mississippi 0.3%
Vermont 0.2%
Connecticut 0.1%
Alaska -0.6%
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017-2018

Supplementary notes

Nonfarm jobs. Change in annual averages, not seasonally adjusted.

U.S. - job growth 2018, by state
This statistic shows the growth in jobs in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by state. In 2018, the state of Nevada was ranked first with the job growth of 3.4 percent.
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