Health Care Sector Adds 32K Jobs in February, BLS Reports
In February, the health care industry added 32,000 jobs, accounting for 13.6% of the 236,000 nonfarm jobs created during that month, according to preliminary data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Physician offices and outpatient health centers experienced the biggest gains, adding a total ofÂ about 14,000 jobs.
- "Health Care Job Growth More Than Doubles in February" (Selvam, Modern Healthcare, 3/8).
- "Health Sector Adds 32,000 Jobs as Unemployment Falls" (Baker, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 3/8).