Total Labor Force (2018)

345,551

Total Population

626,299

Population Rank Among States

51st

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$21,614

Rank Among States

5th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

2.7%

State Workforce Board

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WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Vermont under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Colleges and universities

Vermont's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Vermont National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.2%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.1%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
2.7%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
14.3%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
66.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (7.4% Vermont | 12.0% National)
7.4%
12%
High school (29.0% Vermont | 27.1% National)
29%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (25.3% Vermont | 28.9% National)
25%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (38.3% Vermont | 32.0% National)
38.3%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Vermont's Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Latest Social Media Updates

Vermont Workforce Development Board


We’re up and running for our 2020 Winter Meeting! We’ll be going over the WIOA State Plan and reviewing our Summit Report! #GrowTheWorkForce #vtpoli https://t.co/ridSHGYDqF VT_WFDBoard photo

We’re in the home stretch today in Springfield! 11th of our 12 Workforce Summits. Thanks for all the hard work! https://t.co/YddWolvHb4 VT_WFDBoard photo

We’re on the road again today in Lamoille County talking workforce solutions! https://t.co/BXOI1x9Eeu VT_WFDBoard photo

Beautiful day in Bennington for our Workforce Summit! #6 is going strong! https://t.co/FYjSl5oQht VT_WFDBoard photo

Off in running at our Chittenden County Regional Workforce Summit! Proud to partner with GBIC to host local employers and provides to find solutions and build our #Workforce #vtpoli https://t.co/K82ndCU3U5 VT_WFDBoard photo

Pro tip: if your bringing together public and private partners to help solve one of the biggest issues our state faces... bring cookies. #vtpoli https://t.co/qGFMDS4M88 VT_WFDBoard photo

Vermont Department of Labor


Looking for some assistance with your job search activity?

Connect with a local Job Center Specialists to learn more about free resources available to job seekers. https://t.co/w1WjLXxUe8 https://t.co/IhyG0V9gZQ
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Remember that Friday is the last day file your weekly claim for the benefit-week-ending June 5. If required, be sure to also report work search activity conducted between May 30 - June 5.

Access the claimant portal and other directions to file at https://t.co/DjNEBWSdbR https://t.co/uTnKuIP4Ab
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2020 UI Claimants may still enroll in identity protection services, as the deadline to enroll is NEXT FRIDAY - June 18, 2021.

If do not have the original letter sent to all eligible claimants by IDX, please call 833-726-0943 for more information.

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Technical issues relating the outage of the UI Claimant and Employer portals have been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. https://t.co/0s3coRrhvz
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The UI Claimant Portal is currently unavailable due to technical difficulties. Our teams are working to correct the issue as quickly as possible, and further updates will be provided.

More information will be posted on social media, as well as at https://t.co/5CmOS30xN0. https://t.co/P8bVeUwpm3

The UI Claimant Portal is currently unavailable due to technical difficulties. Our teams are working to correct the issue as quickly as possible, and further updates will be provided.

More information will be posted on social media, as well as at https://t.co/5CmOS30xN0. https://t.co/P8bVeUwpm3
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Know someone between the age of 16-24 looking for employment? The Vermont Youth Employment Program connects young Vermonters with local employers and opportunities to gain valuable skills.

Connect with our local Job Center Specialists to learn more. https://t.co/J8kXssBSTK https://t.co/2LxjoBR7IP
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