Monthly Jobs Summary: September 2018

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By Robert Half October 5, 2018 at 7:02am

Monthly Jobs Summary: September 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018

U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS MONTHLY JOBS SUMMARY

134,000 JOBS ADDED*

3.7% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

2.0% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR COLLEGE GRADS**

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS*

Unemployment Rate Unemployment Rate for College Grads**
OCT '17 4.1% 2.0%
NOV '17 4.1% 2.1%
DEC ’17 4.1% 2.1%
JAN ’18 4.1% 2.1%
FEB ’18 4.1% 2.3%
MAR ’18 4.1% 2.2%
APR ’18 3.9% 2.1%
MAY ’18 3.8% 2.0%
JUN '18 4.0% 2.3%
JUL ’18 3.9% 2.2%
AUG '18 3.9% 2.1%
SEP '18 3.7% 2.0%

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

**College-degreed workers 25 and older

See what these results mean for job seekers and employers at roberthalf.com/blog.

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Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers

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