Healthcare added 358K jobs in June with hospitals adding jobs after dip in May

July 2, 2020 / by Robert King

Healthcare employment continued to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in June with 358,000 jobs added to the industry and hospital jobs started to increase, according to the latest federal jobs report.

The report released Thursday represents a slight increase from the 315,000 jobs the industry added in May. It showed that hiring in physician and dentist offices continues to recover, and hospitals added 6,000 jobs after declining by 26,000 in May.

Overall, the economy added 4.8 million jobs in June compared to May as the economy continues to try and recover from the pandemic, according to the monthly job numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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