July 8, 2024

Healthcare employment up in June

Healthcare employment in the US rose by 49,000 from June to July, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released on July 5. That is compared to an overall monthly gain of 206,000 in June.

In June, healthcare employment also trended up in:

  • ambulatory healthcare services rose by 22,000
  • hospital employment rose by 22,000

Both the unemployment rate, at 4.1%, and the number of unemployed people, at 6.8 million, changed little in June, according to a July 5 Bureau of Labor Statistics news release.

**This post has been changed to correct a mistake in the title, which before said July instead of June.

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