Multiple jobholding in states in 2013

August 27, 2014

In 2013, the multiple-jobholding rate (the percentage of individuals who hold more than one job) in individual states continued to vary considerably from the national average of 4.9 percent, a rate that has been unchanged since 2010. Twenty-three states had multiple-jobholding rates significantly higher than the national average, 8 states had significantly lower rates, and 19 states and the District of Columbia had rates that were not significantly different from the U.S. average.

Multiple-jobholding rates by state, annual averages, 2013

7.1 percent and higher
6.1 to 7.0 percent
5.1 to 6.0 percent
4.1 to 5.0 percent
Lower than 4.1 percent
Hover over a state to see data.
Hover over legend items to see states in a category.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Most of the states with high multiple-jobholding rates in 2013 have had consistently high rates since estimates became available in 1994. South Dakota recorded the highest multiple-jobholding rate of any state, 8.9 percent. Vermont and Maine followed with rates of 8.8 percent and 8.6 percent, respectively. Five additional states had multiple-jobholding rates of 7.5 percent or above.

These data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program. To learn more, see "Multiple jobholding in states in 2013," Monthly Labor Review, August 2014.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Multiple jobholding in states in 2013 on the Internet at (visited September 29, 2016).


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