Q1-Jobs-Report

That’s a wrap on the first quarter of 2019.

We saw little change in unemployment, but job gains slowed by 27% quarter over quarter. Review the statistics outlined in our Q1 2019 Job Report infographic below. Combining stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly Employment Situation Report with data from LinkedIn’s Workforce Report, the infographic provides you with a quick summary of quarter one.

For an enlarged version of the infographic click on the image below:


Q1 2019 Job Report

QUICK STATS:
Average Monthly Jobs Added: 173K
Average Monthly Unemployment: 3.9%

UNEMPLOYMENT BY GENDER:
Male: 3.6%
Female: 3.4%

WHERE ARE THE JOBS?:
Healthcare: +112,000 jobs
Hospitality: +101,000 jobs
Professional, Business and Technical Services: +106,000 jobs

CITIES THAT GAINED THE MOST WORKERS:
Austin, TX
Denver, CO
San Diego, CA

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Caitie Lowrey
Caitie Lowrey

Caitie Lowrey served as Atrium's Content Manager and a contributor to The Career Column and HR Blog. With experience as both a writer and recruiter, she offers insider tips and career advice that is both valuable and relevant to today’s job seeker and employer.