New Hampshire Monthly Employment Statistics

  • 751,147 employed workers
  • 19,085 unemployed workers
  • 2.5% unemployment rate

Workforce Data

The total employment for New Hampshire is 691,000, which is 0 less than last month, a decrease of 0.00%. The total employment a year ago was 680,800, which is 10,200 lower than today. Employment has increased by 1.50% in the last year. Last months' total employment data was updated but changed less than 0.05%, a fairly insignificant amount. Last months total employment was revised to 691 from 691.

The Trade, Transport and Utilities sectors are the leading employers in New Hampshire. There are 141,700 employees in the sector. Last month the sector had 141,900 employees last month, a decrease of 200 (0.14%). Last year the sector had 138,900 employees last year, an increase of 2,800 (2.02%).

The chart below illustrates the total monthly employment:

Earnings

In the month of July, 2019 the average hours worked was 42.9, this was an increase from last month, which averaged 42.5 hours. This represents a change of 0.9%. Average hourly wages for the month were $22.46 per hour, which translates to $963.53 per week. Hourly wages increased over the last month from $22.39 per hour an increase of 0.3%. Weekly wages increased over the last month from $951.58 per week an increase of 1.3%.

A year ago, the average hours worked was 42.7 hourse per week, which is an increase of 0.5%. Hourly wages have increased over the last year from $21.76 per hour, an increase of 3.2%. Weekly wages have increased over the last year from $929.15 per week, an increase of 3.7%.

The chart below illustrates the average monthly wages:




Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate decreased in July, 2019 from 2.5% to this months' 2.5%. A year ago the unemployment rate was 2.5%, 0.0% lower today. The total workforce in July, 2019 was 770,232, which is 0.1% higher than last months 769,443 and is 0.1% higher than last years 762,321. The total number of unemployed in New Hampshire is 19,085 as compared to the revised figure from last month of 18,943 and 19,133 unemployed a year ago.

The chart below illustrates the change in the unemployment rate over the last year in New Hampshire:






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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.