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States With the Most Job Openings Right Now

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15. Wyoming
> Job openings at the end of May 2022: 7.5% of all jobs (23,000 total openings)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.2% (9,228 people)
> 1-year change in job openings: +21.1% (4,000 more openings)
> Labor force size: 290,851 people

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14. New Hampshire
> Job openings at the end of May 2022: 7.5% of all jobs (55,000 total openings)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.1% (16,280 people)
> 1-year change in job openings: +7.8% (4,000 more openings)
> Labor force size: 762,367 people

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13. South Carolina
> Job openings at the end of May 2022: 7.5% of all jobs (179,000 total openings)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.3% (79,162 people)
> 1-year change in job openings: +4.1% (7,000 more openings)
> Labor force size: 2,401,251 people

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12. Minnesota
> Job openings at the end of May 2022: 7.5% of all jobs (236,000 total openings)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.0% (61,551 people)
> 1-year change in job openings: +21.0% (41,000 more openings)
> Labor force size: 3,086,907 people

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11. Michigan
> Job openings at the end of May 2022: 7.5% of all jobs (351,000 total openings)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.3% (207,270 people)
> 1-year change in job openings: +0.9% (3,000 more openings)
> Labor force size: 4,849,351 people

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