June 11, 2019

Hospital employment up 3,000 jobs in May

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

US hospitals added 3,000 jobs in May to a seasonally adjusted 5,231,600, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported June 7. That’s up 103,100 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 390,500 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate remained at a 50-year low of 3.6%.

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