Growth In Jobs In Health Sector

According to a report from the Altarum Institute, during the period March 2017 to March 2018, health jobs grew by 1.9% and the health share of total jobs was up slightly to 10.75%. In March of this year, health care added 22,400, which is below the 12-month average of 25,300 new jobs per month. Hospitals added 9,900 jobs in March, higher than the 12-month average of 7,200 while ambulatory settings, such as physician offices added 16,200 new jobs, consistent with the 12-month average of 16,700.

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