Monthly Jobs Summary: April 2019

By Robert Half on May 3, 2019 at 7:44am

APRIL 2019 U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS MONTHLY JOBS SUMMARY

263,000 JOBS ADDED*

3.6% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

2.1% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR COLLEGE GRADS*/ **

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS*

    Unemployment Rate Unemployment Rate for College Grads**
  May ’18 3.8% 2.0%
  June ’18 4.0% 2.3%
  July ’18 3.9% 2.2%
  August '18 3.8% 2.0%
  September ‘18 3.7% 2.0%
  October ‘18 3.8% 2.0%
  November '18 3.7% 2.2%
  December '18 3.9% 2.1%
  January ‘19 4.0% 2.4%
  February ‘19 3.8% 2.2%
  March ‘19 3.8% 2.0%
  April ‘19 3.6% 2.1%

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

**College-degreed workers 25 and older

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Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 senior managers in the U.S.

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