Special Report

States Adding the Most Job Openings

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40. North Dakota
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -3.1% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 31,000 (6.8% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 2.9%
> Labor force size: 409,949 people

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39. Tennessee
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -2.7% (7,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 252,000 (7.3% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 3.2%
> Labor force size: 3,370,618 people

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38. Washington
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -2.3% (6,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 250,000 (6.7% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 4.2%
> Labor force size: 4,003,490 people

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37. Maine
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -2.1% (1,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 47,000 (6.9% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 3.6%
> Labor force size: 679,433 people

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36. Iowa
> Change in job openings, Feb. 2022-March 2022: -1.8% (2,000 fewer open jobs)
> Total job openings at the end of March 2022: 111,000 (6.6% of all jobs)
> March 2022 unemployment: 3.3%
> Labor force size: 1,692,502 people

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