U.S. Economy Adds 164,000 New Jobs in July 2019; Nearly 20% of Growth Within Ambulatory Care

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 2, 2019 11:59:03 AM

July 2019 HWS Healthcare Employment Report

The U.S. economy created 164,000 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7% nationally. The healthcare sector added 30,400 jobs, with nearly all job creation occurring within ambulatory care settings.

Although hiring has slowed a bit since 2018’s record growth, the economy has still created an average of 165,000 new jobs a month in 2019. Only 80,000 new jobs must be added monthly in order to absorb the new people entering the labor force.

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Topics: Healthcare, Healthcare Recruitment, Jobs Report


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