The number of jobs includes private and public, full-time and part-time, and self-employment as well as wage and salary employment.
In Montana, the number of jobs . . .
- was 675,904 in 2017, compared to 667,559 a year earlier.
- increased by 31 percent in the 1970s, increased by 10 percent in the 1980s, increased by 28 percent in the 1990s, and increased by 11 between 2000 and 2010.
- ranked 43rd – from most to least – among the 50 states in 2017.