Healthcare Workforce Data: March 2017
Healthcare Jobs Increase Resumes Fast Pace
The rise in healthcare employment grew to 27,000 in February, more than double the increase from the prior month. The biggest gain was in ambulatory health care services, which added 18,000 jobs last month. Hospitals added approximately 6,000 jobs while home healthcare increased by 4,000.
Over the year, health care has added an average of 30,000 jobs per month. Healthcare continues to be one of the nation’s strongest performing industries for jobs.