Montana’s Unemployment Remains at 3.4 percent in November

U.S. unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 3.5 percent

By Justin Franz

HELENA — Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 3.4% in November.

The U.S. unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 3.5%.

Montana’s total employment — which includes agricultural, payroll and self-employed workers — showed a gain of 1,200 jobs in November.

Gov. Steve Bullock says the state has added 53,000 jobs over the last 10 years and has recorded the sixth-fastest wage growth among states.

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