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Jobs Added

Metro +92,200
  • Month Over Month: +1.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 88,867
  • Year Over Year: +10.7%
State +13,900
  • Month Over Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 36,567
  • Year Over Year: +11.0%
National +850,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 567,333
  • Year Over Year: +5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 7.5%
  • Month Over Month: -0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 8.13%
  • Year Over Year: -9.5%
State 7.8%
  • Month Over Month: -0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 8.13%
  • Year Over Year: -7.9%
National 5.9%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 5.93%
  • Year Over Year: -5.2%

The U.S. economy added back jobs for a sixth straight month in June, with job growth picking up speed alongside the reopening economy. The current unemployment rate is 5.9% which is higher than expected. The confirmed payroll increased 850,000 for the month, which is also higher than anticipated. Average hourly earnings increased to a 3.6% year-over-year rate, up from the 1.9% registered in May, to reach the fastest pace since March. 

Sector Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Financial Activities -700
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 754
  • Year Over Year: +0.3%
Professional & Business Services +7,500
  • Month Over Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 1,487
  • Year Over Year: +6.6%

Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -200
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 335
  • Year Over Year: -1.6%
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing +500
  • Month Over Month: +0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 125
  • Year Over Year: +2.8%
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, & Payroll Services +400
  • Month Over Month: +0.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 55
  • Year Over Year: +7.0%
Employment Services +1,400
  • Month Over Month: +1.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 87
  • Year Over Year: +20.2%

Metropolitan Month-Over Month Job Growth by Sector

*The following chart displays the latest local job growth by sector compared to the previous month. Note that if a sector experienced losses or flat growth, it will not be displayed as part of the graphic.

BLS.gov cannot vouch for the data or analyses derived from these data after the data have been retrieved from BLS.gov. The BLS defines a sector as a subset of the domestic economy and excludes the economic activities of the following: general government, private households, and nonprofit organizations serving individuals. A sector consists of multiple industries. The BLS defines an industry as a group of establishments that produce similar products or provide similar services. Multiple industries makeup sectors.

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