Overall unemployment rate moved down to 6.2% with the biggest shift in Transportation & Utilities, which gained 300 roles, based on the most recently available information published in April 2022.

Total employment in the Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ market declined by 147 jobs in February and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 70 bps to 6.2%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 28 bps over the same time to 4.1%.

  • Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ unemployment rate is 206 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 390 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in February versus prior month by 2.7% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment February 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 1.4% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 13,900; +300
  • Education & Healthcare: 11,000; +100
  • Government: 10,200; +100
  • Manufacturing: 8,500; +200
  • Business Services: 4,900; no change
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 3,600; +100
  • Construction, Mining: 2,800; no change
  • Other Jobs: 1,700; no change
  • Financial Services: 1,100; no change
  • IT & Development: 600; no change
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment by Industry February 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through February 2022 (Data published April 2022 and reports created on April 6, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.