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Job Market Outlook Still Pessimistic

President Joe Biden says he’s created more jobs than any previous administration, but most Americans still don’t think the job market is improving.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 28% of American Adults believe the job market is better than it was a year ago, unchanged from January. The number who say the job market is worse than it was a year ago is now 32%, up from 30% in January, but still significantly lower than 41% who said the same last August. Thirty-one percent (31%) now say the job market is about the same as a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,081 American Adults was conducted on June 12-14, 2023 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.

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