Q4-Jobs-Report

2018 has officially come to a close. We saw low unemployment rates, significant job gains and steady growth overall. Review year-end statistics outlined in our Q4 2018 Job Report infographic below. Combining stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s monthly Employment Situation Report with data from LinkedIn’s Workforce Report, the infographic provides you with a quick summary of quarter four.

“In 2018, we saw peak demand for our talent and services across all industries including both temporary and direct hire,” said Adam Samples, President of Atrium Staffing. “The evolution of the contingent workforce is exciting and Atrium is looking forward to being at the forefront to provide our clients with holistic talent solutions in 2019 and beyond.”

For an enlarged version of the Q4 2018 Job Report infographic click on the image below:


Q4 2018 Job Report

QUICK STATS:
Average Monthly Jobs Added: 239K
Average Monthly Unemployment: 3.8%

UNEMPLOYMENT BY GENDER:
Male: 3.5%
Female: 3.4%

WHERE ARE THE JOBS?:
Healthcare: +118,000 jobs
Manufacturing: +91,000 jobs
Transportation & Warehousing: +50,000 jobs

CITIES THAT GAINED THE MOST WORKERS:
Denver, CO
Austin, TX
Nashville, TN

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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.