The latest numbers have been released from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the healthcare workforce remains healthy in terms of employment growth.
The latest statistics, released on June 7th, show that healthcare job growth has continued its upward trend yet again, adding over 16,000 new jobs to the workforce in the month of May—more than 20% of all new jobs added last month. The industry has been a boon for employment numbers consistently over the past twelve months, having added 391,000 positions in that timeframe.
Currently, the unemployment rate among those in the healthcare industry is a mere 2.4%, significantly lower than the national unemployment rate of 3.6%.
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