Overall unemployment rate moved down to 5.6% with the biggest shift in Transportation & Utilities, which gained 600 roles, based on the most recently available information published in April 2022.

Total employment in the Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ market rose by 281 jobs in March and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 80 bps to 5.6%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 39 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ unemployment rate is 185 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 310 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in March versus prior month by 5% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment March 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.5% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 14,500; +600
  • Education & Healthcare: 11,000; no change
  • Government: 10,300; no change
  • Manufacturing: 8,500; no change
  • Business Services: 4,600; -300
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 3,500; -100
  • Construction, Mining: 2,900; +100
  • Other Jobs: 1,700; no change
  • Financial Services: 1,100; no change
  • IT & Development: 600; no change
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment by Industry March 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through March 2022 (Data published April 2022 and reports created on April 27, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.