Best States With The Highest Employment Rate In 2019
Which are the best states to consider for employment based upon 2019 data?
Well, quite frankly it depends upon who you ask. For example, U.S. News and World Reports rate the 10 based states for employment in the following way:
Utah has an overall unemployment rate of 3.1% percent and has a labor force participation of 68.7 percent.
Colorado has an overall unemployment rate of 3.3 percent and has a labor force participation of 68.2 percent.
Minnesota has an overall unemployment rate of 2.9 percent and has a labor force participation of 69.5 percent.
Hawaii has an overall unemployment rate of 2.4 percent and has a labor force participation of 65.3 percent.
Idaho has an overall unemployment rate of 2.8 percent and has a labor force participation of 62.1 percent.
#6. New Hampshire
New Hampshire has an overall unemployment rate of 2.5 percent and has a labor force participation of 67.9% percent.
#7 North Dakota
North Dakota has an overall unemployment rate of 2.6 percent and has a labor force participation of 71.2 percent.
Wisconsin has an overall unemployment rate of 3 percent and has a labor force participation of 66.3 percent.
Massachusetts has an overall unemployment rate of 3.3 percent and has a labor force participation of 66.7 percent.
Nebraska has an overall unemployment rate of 2.8 percent and has a labor force participation of 70.1 percent.
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Which states are the best to find a new job?
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
Tech Republics employment figures are more refined, using four criteria:
- 1. Using Improvement in unemployment rank year consistently over several years
- 2. Using the 2019 employment ranking
- 3. Ranking home-to-income prices
- 4. income improvements over several years
This shows that when economic data such as home to income prices and consistent, year to year wage increases are added, the numbers are clearly skewed to support different states in the rankings.
Another important criterion to consider when job hunting is starting salaries.
Although they only list 5, Wallet Hub says the best starting salaries states are:
- North Dakota
Wallet Hub, overall, seemed to have the best overall list of numbers.
For example, their numbers somewhat closely matched US. News as to the states where the most job opportunities existed overall: New Hampshire, North Dakota, Iowa, Vermont, and Hawaii is at the top of their list.
Wallet Hubs top 10 list over all were:
- #1 Massachusetts
- #2 Washington
- #3 Colorado
- #4 Vermont
- #5 New Hampshire
- #6 Minnesota
- #7 Deleware
- #8 New Jersey
- #9 California
- #10 Rhode Island
So you can see it’s not as simple as jobs. Before you move to Delaware, note that Delaware ranks dead last in job satisfaction. Note that people in both Texas and North Dakota are rated 47th and 49th for how many hours they work.
California rates 46th in the nation for commuting times, Massachusetts is 47, and New Jersey is 48th. Want a short commute. Consider moving to South Dakota, North Dakota, or Nebraska.
Are you looking for the highest median salaries?
Want a sure-fire unemployment rate?
Hawaii, Iowa, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Vermont & Iowa are your ticket. States with the poorest unemployment rate? Arizona, Mississippi, Louisiana, New Mexico, West Virginia & Alaska.
Oddly, Arizona, although it has a high unemployment rate of 4.7 is an up and comer on job growth.
Hawaii and Vermont, although ranked high otherwise have extremely low starting salaries. Hawaii ranks 47th in the nation, and Vermont comes up dead last.
Despite low salaries, people in Vermont and North Dakota appear to love their jobs. Other high satisfaction states are Utah, Idaho, and Montana. People in Maryland, Louisiana, Florida, Connecticut and Delaware particularly loathe their jobs.
California, with its 13.3 percent tax rates, Hawaii with its 11 percent tax rates, Minnesota with its 9.85 percent tax rates, New Jersey with an 8.97 tax rate, and Vermont with 8.95 percent tax rate are the highest in the nation.On the other hand, culture and livability are very questionable in many states. There is the very little culture in North Dakota, and unless you are young and can work in the oil fields, what’s to draw you there?
Finally there is weather. Hawaii, Texas, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina have the best weather according to some. Ohio, Iowa, Oklahoma, Michigan, North and South Dakota have some of the worst.
It should be noted that none of the articles mentioned considered other factors such as culture, the availability of excellent medical care, the weather, taxes, and crime.
Ultimately, you’ll need to put all the factors together to decide your job hunting move, but wherever you go, America’s Top Rated Moving Services can get you there!