January 26, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

States with highest multiple jobholding rates

Multiple jobholders as a percentage of total employment, selected States, 2007 and 2008
State 2007 2008

Nevada

3.8 3.7

Delaware

4.4 5.2

Washington

5.9 5.2

Massachusetts

5.2 6.1

Idaho

6.5 7.5

Kansas

8.9 8.1

South Dakota

10.2 9.5

North Dakota

8.7 9.8

Nebraska

9.7 9.8

These data featured in the TED article, States with highest multiple jobholding rates.