U.S. Job Growth Soars in February; 678K New Jobs Added

HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Mar 9, 2022 1:50:33 PM

February 2022 HWS Healthcare Employment Report

U.S. job growth picked up the pace in February, adding 678,000 new jobs and edging the unemployment rate down to a two-year low of 3.8%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2022 Hiring Situation Report. 

Employment in healthcare rose by 63,500 in February with gains occurring primarily in in ambulatory healthcare settings (+53,600). Nursing homes and residential care facilities added 7,200 jobs and hospital employment grew by 2,700. A deficit of 306,000 jobs remain in healthcare since February 2020. 

Topics: Jobs Report


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