U.S. states with most part-time, full-time employees
In today’s job market, more people are taking on part-time employment, whether it’s temporary and a way to get by, or because hours have been reduced and a full-time position has been replaced by a part-time one.
In our latest Marketplace Map, we take a look at America at Work. The data on employment in 2010 reveals that the part-time workforce has become a major part of the job numbers. Some states in the U.S. reported nearly a quarter of its workforce employed in part-time jobs. And those states reporting the most part-time employees are not the same as those with the most full-time employees.
Here are the lists:
Top 10 U.S. states with part-time employees:
1. Michigan (24.9% of employed)
2. Rhode Island (24.4%)
3. Maine (24%)
4. Vermont (23.9%)
5. Utah (23.8%)
6. Idaho (23.5%)
6. Massachusetts (23.5%)
8. Minnesota (23.2%)
9. Washington (23%)
10. Wisconsin (22.8%)
Top 10 U.S. states with full-time employees:
1. Oregon (86.1%)
2. West Virginia (83.7%)
3. Georgia (83.6%)
4. Maryland (83.5%)
5. Virginia (83.4%)
5. Arkansas (83.4%)
7. Oklahoma (83.2%)
7. Texas (83.2%)
9. Delaware (83.1%)
10. New Jersey (83%)
To see how your state fared, check out Marketplace Maps: America at Work.
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