Healthcare Continues Adding Jobs; Unemployment Hits 49 Year Low

Healthcare added 26,000 jobs in September, including 12,000 in hospitals, 10,300 in ambulatory care, and 3,400 in nursing care facilities, according to numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday.

The constant and steady growth of jobs in the healthcare sector has contributed to what is now the lowest unemployment rate (3.7%) in 49 years.

Over the year, healthcare has added 302,000 jobs.

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