Healthcare Hiring Continues Upswing
The year 2014 wrapped up with impressive gains in healthcare hiring. Healthcare sector jobs continued to open up at the end of 2014, adding almost 29,000 jobs in November and 34,100 in December, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The total healthcare employment at the end of December was about 14.9 million.
For a little perspective on the entire year, the average monthly growth in employment in healthcare was 26,000 in 2014, compared to 17,000 in 2013.