2022 Kicks Off With Strong Hiring Growth; 467,000 Jobs Gained in January

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Feb 4, 2022 10:41:31 AM
January 2022 HWS Healthcare Employment Report


The U.S. added a robust 467,000 jobs in January 2022 while the unemployment rate rose to 4% from 3.9%. However, the economy is still missing as many as 4 million workers who likely would be employed now had the pandemic never happened amid a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide. 

Within healthcare, 18,000 jobs were added in the first month of 2022 and growth was seen throughout the sector. Ambulatory care settings added 14,700 jobs and hospitals added 3,400 jobs, while employment in nursing and residential care facilities remained relatively flat, down 100 jobs.


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