Health care added 25,700 new jobs in September 2018, in line with the 12-month average of 25,100 per month. Hospitals added a higher-than-average 12,000 jobs in July, above the 12-month average of 8,600. Ambulatory settings such as physician offices and home health added a lower-than-average new 10,300 jobs, below the 12-month average of 14,900. Year over year (September 2018 compared to September 2017), health jobs grew by 1.9% while non-health jobs grew by 1.7% and the health share of total jobs was steady at 10.76%.
The report can be obtained at https://altarum.org/sites/default/files/uploaded-publication-files/SHSS-Labor-Brief_October_2018.pdf.