U.S. Employment Snapshot—August, 2018

U.S. Employment Snapshot—August, 2018

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•  Unemployment rate: 3.9%

•  At 2.0%, management has the lowest unemployment rate 

•  Overall, 36% of those unemployed find new jobs within a month

•  Mid-size businesses lead the hiring wave with 61% of new hires

•  Average weekly earnings for all workers, $937.02

•  Average overtime in manufacturing, 3.5 hours

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 July 2018, the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs

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 June 2018, the U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs

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May 2018, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs 

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April 2018, the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs

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March 2018, the U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs

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February 2018, the U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs

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January 2018, the U.S. economy added 200,000 jobs

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December 2017, the US economy added 148,000 jobs

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November 2017, the US economy added 228,000 jobs

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October 2017, the US economy added 261,000 jobs

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September 2017, the US economy lost 33,000 jobs

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August 2017, the US economy added 156,000 jobs

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