Maryland has the 8th Lowest Job Resignation Rate in the U.S., According to Study

by MCS Staff

With Americans quitting their jobs at record rates during the so-called “Great Resignation,” even in the face of rising inflation, WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s States With the Highest Job Resignation Rates. WalletHub ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on how frequently people are leaving their places of employment, and Maryland has the 8th lowest resignation rate in the United States.  Below, you can see highlights from the report.

Maryland Job Resignation Stats

  • Resignation rate during the latest month: 2.30%
  • Resignation rate in the past 12 months: 2.43%
  • Overall rank: 8th lowest in the country

Per the article/study, “As the economy has started to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in job openings, with some employers having a difficult time filling all their open positions. Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs each month, even in the face of rising inflation. The incentives available from changing jobs, as well as a desire to get away from careers impacted most by COVID-19, are two big factors driving what’s been dubbed the “Great Resignation.” As a result, new job applicants have a lot of leverage.”

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