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Where the Jobs Are

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Which industries are seeing the biggest gains in hiring?

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The following analysis breaks down data from the April jobs report. It shows the industries that have grown their workforce at least 3% in the last year. To eliminate smaller, more obscure areas, only industries that employ at least 750,000 people are included. Interestingly, the biggest gain by far was in temporary help services.

The health care, auto, and construction industries are also seeing decent job growth.

 

Industry

Y/Y % Change in Jobs

1

Temporary help services

9.32%

2

Mining and logging

5.72%

3

Outpatient care centers

5.62%

4

Administrative and support services

5.24%

5

Motor vehicles and parts

5.05%

6

Management and technical consulting services

4.34%

7

Warehousing and storage

4.31%

8

Home health care services

4.00%

9

Heavy and civil engineering construction

3.97%

10

Residential specialty trade contractors

3.75%

11

Computer systems design and related services

3.64%

12

Professional and business services

3.61%

13

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

3.57%

14

Architectural and engineering services

3.39%

15

Food services and drinking places

3.28%

16

Construction

3.25%

17

Food and beverage stores

3.14%

18

Automobile dealers

3.08%

19

Services to buildings and dwellings

3.07%

 

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