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February 2018 US Labor Statistics Infographic


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The U.S. economy gained a staggering 313,00 jobs in the month of February 2018, blowing out projections of 239,000. The national unemployment rate remained a 17 year low of 4.1 percent. Check out the rest of the U.S. Jobs Report for the month of February.

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February 2018 US Labor Statistics Infographic

  1. 1. FEBRUARY 2018 JOB REPORT - U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS Industries with the largest hiring rates on LinkedIn: 313,000 Jobs created in February The lowest unemployment rate since 2000 4.1% Unemployment rate 2.6% Average hourly earnings rate Average work week hours34.5 Automotive, Aerospace & Transportation Sources: How does that compare to the national average? 13.0 % Unemployment rate for college grads2.3% Manufacturing & Industrial Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Financial Services & Insurance Architecture & Engineering 63% Labor force participation rate 61,000 19,000 Construction Healthcare 50,000Professional�& Business Services 50,000 31,000 Retail Trade Manufacturing Financial Activities 9,000 9,000Mining and Logging February Jobs (Net Change) 13.2% 10.9% 12.5% 6.2%15.5% 803k Increase in civilian labor force *Employment in other major industries, including wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, information, leisure and hospitality, and government, showed little change over the month.�