Healthcare Workforce Data

Healthcare Employment Begins 2018 with Solid Growth

Healthcare Employment Begins 2018 with Solid Growth

Employment in healthcare continued its upward trend in January with a gain of 21,000 jobs, including 13,000 news jobs in hospitals. Ambulatory care grew by nearly 8,000 jobs. In 2017, healthcare added an average of 24,000 jobs per month for a total of nearly 300,000 new jobs for the year. January 2017 began that year with only 11,000 new jobs, the lowest monthly total of the year.