Today’s Employment Situation Summary, which came in above strong expectations, also saw faster growth in health services jobs than other nonfarm civilian jobs. In December, health services jobs grew at 0.26 percent, versus only 0.20 percent for other jobs. Health services jobs comprised 13 percent of the 292,000 jobs added in December.
However, over the twelve-month period, health services jobs have grown much faster than other jobs: 3.19 percent versus 1.73 percent.
Read more at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.