Americans Are Less Optimistic About Job Market
More than half of Americans say they know someone who is looking for a job, and their views on the current job market are worse than they’ve been in several years.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 28% of American Adults say the job market is better than it was a year ago. Thirty-nine percent (39%) say the job market it worse than a year ago, and 25% say it’s about the same as it was a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 27-28, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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