Health care, hospitality, and business services were among the top industries, with tens of thousands of jobs added in each.
💵 Companies are paying more.
Compared to this time last year, wages are 4.3% higher.
👩⚕️ More people want jobs. Especially women.
The pandemic put many workers (especially caretakers) in their prime years to the sidelines, but we’re seeing a steady increase in people ready to come back to work. In fact, women aged 25-54 who went back to work in May rose 77%, the highest level since 1948.
It’s an exciting time to be starting a new career, jumping back into an old one, or considering a switch!
Article and Image Source: NPR, Bureau of Labor Statistics