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Unemployment Rates

  Sept-20 Aug-20 Sept-19
New Hampshire
  SA 6.0% 6.6% 2.6%
  NSA 5.6% 6.4% 2.3%
United States
  SA 7.9% 8.4% 3.5%
  NSA 7.7% 8.5%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

September 2020

Initial Claims 8,936
Continued Weeks Claimed 97,600
Average payment for a week of unemployment $272.34

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New Hampshire Occupational Employment and Wages contains wage and employment estimates for roughly 600 occupations in New Hampshire. Data tables include job title, SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code, estimated employment, entry level wage, mean (average) wage, median wage, and experienced wage. Our latest print publication contains data from May 2019 - aged to June 2020.
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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
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