It's been decades since the U.S. jobs market was this strong.
New numbers from the Labor Department show the unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September. That's the lowest rate since 1969, and is good news for American workers.
Economic analysts are also keeping an eye on average hourly earnings, which went up by 8 cents an hour in September.
This is one of the last big economic reports ahead of the November midterm elections. Republicans will highlight strong economic data as proof for voters that Trump administration policies are working.
President Donald Trump praised the low unemployment rate on Twitter Friday morning.
Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.