November 6, 2018

Hospital employment up again in October

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

US hospitals added 13,000 jobs in October to a seasonally adjusted 5,216,100, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on November 2. That is up 106,900 more employees than a year ago.

Overall, healthcare employment has increased 322,500 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate is 3.7%, matching the lowest level since 1969.

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