In 2008 it was a common law crime, making it an unclassified misdemeanor under state law. Federal law defines a felony as any crime for which you can recieve a sentence for over one year. Thus, under federal law it is a felony.
How it affects your employment depends on the employer. If the employer considers only misdemeanots, the employer should not considr it. If the emolyer considers any criminal convictin, the employer will consider it.