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Healthcare Fuels July Job Growth, Contributing 19% of all Jobs Created

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 4, 2017 2:02:58 PM

July 2017 Employment Report

In a strong display of continued economic growth, the July Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Report revealed that U.S. employers hired 209,000 workers during the month of July, surpassing most economists’ expectations. Healthcare once again lead the way in job creation, accounting for 19% of the new jobs added last month. The majority of the healthcare jobs added in July were within the ambulatory care setting (30,000), while hospitals contributed 7,300 jobs. As a whole the healthcare industry has grown by an average of 35K jobs per month during 2017.   

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Topics: Healthcare, Jobs Report