2024’s States Where Employers Are Struggling the Most in Hiring – WalletHub Study

With the labor force participation rate at 62.7% and slightly above pre-pandemic levels, WalletHub today released its report on 2024’s States Where Employers Are Struggling the Most in Hiring, as well as expert commentary.

In order to see where employers are struggling the most in hiring, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on the rate of job openings for both the latest month and the last 12 months.

Struggling the Most Struggling the Least
1. Alaska 42. Indiana
2. Montana 43. Michigan
3. South Carolina 44. Iowa
4. New Mexico 45. Connecticut
5. Colorado 46. New York
6. Maryland 47. Washington
7. Delaware 48. District of Columbia
8. Louisiana 49. Hawaii
9. Oklahoma 50. New Jersey
10. Mississippi 51. California