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Minnesota job growth remains steady in August

DEED says Minnesota's unemployment rate for August was 3.8%.
DEED says Minnesota's unemployment rate for August was 3.8%.(KEYC News Now)
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 11:18 AM CDT
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(KEYC) - Minnesota job growth remains steady in August.

The state is reporting a total of 4,300 jobs added throughout the month, a 0.2% positive change, bringing the current unemployment rate to 3.8%.

The most jobs added was in the manufacturing industry with 2,300 jobs last month.

Government employment saw the largest deficit, down 1,900 jobs.

The Mankato Metropolitan statistic area has a 4% employment increase since August 2020. That’s the second biggest change behind the Duluth-Superior MSA.

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