November 7, 2017

Healthcare adds 21,500 jobs in October

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor's Note

Healthcare added 21,500 jobs in October to a seasonally adjusted 15,830,700 employees, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported November 3. That’s 300,600 more than a year ago.

Hospitals, specifically, added 2,800 jobs in October to a seasonally adjusted 5,130,700 employees, which is 72,400 more than a year ago.


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The nation’s overall unemployment rate fell by 0.1% in October to 4.1%.

 

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