Minnesota gains jobs as unemployment falls

In November, the state’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3 percent, compared to the national unemployment rate, 4.2 percent.

Minnesota continues to recover from the economic lows of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November, the state gained 8,600 jobs and the private sector gained 10,200 jobs, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

The state has gained back 73 percent of the 416,300 jobs lost between February-April 2020, and the private sector has regained 77 percent of jobs.