Unemployment rate in North Dakota at an all time low

According to the bureau of labor statistics, the unemployment rate for North Dakota is at an all time low. That rate is currently at a 2.2 percent average.

According to Job Services North Dakota, there is still many jobs available.

It says there are 13-thousand open positions across the state.

"When it's such a low unemployment rate that's a great thing but it's also hard for businesses to find people because everybody is working. To find the right people with the right skills to fill the jobs sometimes can be a challenge," said DJ Mcintyre who is a spokeswoman for Job Services North Dakota.

Healthcare makes up a large chunk of openings, up to 25 percent of openings in some cities.

Other areas with a lot of positions include management, sales and the service industry.


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