March 2017 Employment Trends Report [Infographic]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total nonfarm payroll employment added 235,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate was little changed at to 4.7%. Over the past three months, total nonfarm payroll employment gains have averaged 209,000 per month, compared to an average of 196,000 per month over the last 12 months.
The construction sector saw the largest gains in February with 59,000 jobs added while private educational services came in second, adding 29,000 jobs. The average nonfarm pay rate increased slightly to $26.09 an hour while the average work week stayed the same at 34.4 hours.
Check out the March 2017 Employment Trends Infographic below for more key information from the BLS’s Employment Situation Report and the American Staffing Industry.
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