States with Highest Job Resignation Rates 2022

The combination of workers leaving jobs impacted by COVID and incentives to change careers has lead to what has been called the “Great Resignation”. Employees now have more leverage, so attracting and keeping workers is harder than before the pandemic. As companies struggle to fill positions caused by these resignations, employee satisfaction is crucial for managers to consider. Job satisfaction and resignation rates vary across the country, as shown in a recent study by WalletHub. So which states have the highest rates of resignation and which have the lowest? Read on to find out more about resignation rates in the US.

States with the Highest Rates of Resignation

The following ten states had the combined highest resignation rates over the past 12 months (May 2021-May 2022) and latest month .

Alaska

12 Month Resignation Rate: 4.15%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.90%

Florida

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.20%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 4.30%

Arizona

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.33%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 4.20%

South Carolina

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.43%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 4.00%

Georgia

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.79%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.70%

Mississippi

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.43%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.70%

Nevada

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.76%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.30%

North Carolina

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.38%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.50%

Wyoming

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.39%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.40%

Alabama

12 Month Resignation Rate: 3.15%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 3.50%

States with the Lowest Rates of Resignation

The ten states below had the combined lowest rates of resignation over the past 12 months (May 2021-May 2022) and the latest month.

New York

12 Month Resignation Rate: 1.95%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 1.70%

District of Columbia

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.03%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 1.90%

Connecticut

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.24%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 1.90%

Massachusetts

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.28%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 1.90%

Pennsylvania

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.24%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.10%

Maine

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.69%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.00%

Minnesota

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.45%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.20%

Maryland

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.48%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.30%

New Jersey

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.48%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.30%

Iowa

12 Month Resignation Rate: 2.62%

Latest Month Resignation Rate: 2.30%

Source: https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-highest-job-resignation-rates/101077

 

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