March 13, 2019

Hospital employment up again in February

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

US hospitals added 4,200 jobs in February to a seasonally adjusted 5,212,700, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March 8. That’s up 103,200 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 361,100 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate declined by 0.2% in February to 3.8%.


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