May 2024 Employment Trends

December 2023 Employment Trends

Economists were expecting 170,000 additional jobs last month, but the actual number was 216,000 which was a slight increase from November. The overall unemployment rate held steady at 3.7% Transportation and Warehousing lost around 23,000 jobs this month and is

November 2023 Employment Trends

Unemployment Rate Begins to Drop In November, total non-farm payroll increased by 199,000 and the overall unemployment rate decreased to 3.7%. This is an increase over last month and is a result of workers returning to work after strikes. Transportation

October 2023 Employment Trends

Job Gains Beginning to Level Off In October, total non-farm payroll increased by 150,000 and the overall unemployment rate increased to 3.9%. This is roughly half of the gains seen in September. Transportation and Warehousing employment rates remained nearly unchanged

September 2023 Employment Trends

In September, total non-farm payroll increased by 336,000 and the overall unemployment rate remained steady at 3.8%. This is well above the average gains over the past 12 months which has hovered around 267,000. Transportation and Warehousing employment rates remained

August 2023 Employment Trends

In August, total non-farm jobs increased by 187,000 and the overall unemployment rate saw a slight uptick to 3.8%. This is less than the monthly average of 214,000 over the past year. Transportation and Warehousing employment rates have declined for

July 2023 Employment Trends

Total non-farm job gains in July amounted to 187,000 and the overall unemployment rate dropped by .1% to 3.5%. Gains were seen in Government, Healthcare, Leisure and Hospitality, and Construction. Despite these upticks, the Transportation and Warehousing sector has seen

June 2023 Employment Trends

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 339,000 in May, and the unemployment rate rose by 0.3 percentage point to 3.7 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, government, health care, construction, transportation and warehousing, and social assistance. Despite