Health care added 16,700 new jobs in July 2018, below the 12-month average of 23,800 new jobs per month. Hospitals added 6,800 jobs in July, under the 12-month average of 7,900. Ambulatory settings such as physician offices added 9,900 new jobs, below the 12-month average of 15,600. Year over year (July 2018 compared to July 2017), health jobs grew by 1.8% while non-health jobs grew by 1.6% and the health share of total jobs was steady at 10.75%.
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