According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ October jobs report released Friday, it was another strong month for healthcare hiring. The healthcare sector added a total of 35,600 jobs last month, which is about 39% more than it contributed in September and 4,000 more than the manufacturing industry.
The majority of jobs added in healthcare last month were in hospitals and ambulatory healthcare services, accounting for 13,000 and 14,200 new healthcare hires, respectively.
Over the past 12 months, health care employment has grown by a whopping 323,000 positions.
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