Healthcare job growth slows; 13,000 hospital positions added in November

Healthcare added 32,100 jobs in November, with hospitals contributing 12,700 to that total, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

This job total is a decrease from the 35,600 healthcare jobs added in October but an increase from the 27,500 jobs the industry added in September.  

Within healthcare, ambulatory healthcare services showed the most employment growth last month, adding 19,200 jobs. 

Overall, healthcare employment has increased by 328,000 over the year, according to the bureau.

The U.S. added 155,000 jobs in November.

 

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