Illinois 7th worst state for jobs, per WalletHub Study
WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - With the economy gaining 559,000 jobs in May, picking up steam after last month’s disappointing numbers, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2021′s Best & Worst States for Jobs.
Finding a Job in Illinois (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 37th – Job Opportunities
- 44th - To find a job
- 43rd – Employment Growth
- 39th – Unemployment Rate
- 18th – Avg. Length of Work Week (in Hours)
- 45th – Avg. Commute Time (in Minutes)
- 38th – Job Satisfaction
- 39th – COVID-19 Positive Tests in the Past Week per Capita
WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time. For the full report, visit here.
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