Tampa, FL Jobs Report
Real time jobs report data summary. Figures are based on the latest data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov). All jobs numbers are for non-farm employment.
Although the unemployment rate sneaked up to 3.7%, the U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, smashing economists’ expectations of 165,000.
“Today’s jobs report shows the U.S. economy continues to create jobs at a strong pace even as we enter the longest period of economic expansion on record,” said Tony Bedikian, managing director and head of global markets at Citizens Bank.
Wage growth also picked up; average hourly earnings rose to $27.90, and the labor participation rate kicked up to 62.9%.
This month’s report may be an indication that the U.S. economy isn’t deteriorating as many had feared.
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