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MA Adds 6,200 Jobs in May

Sunday, June 17, 2018

 

MA adds 6,200 jobs in May

The State of Massachusetts added 6,200 jobs in the month of May, while the unemployment rate remained at 3.5%, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced on Friday.

This comes after Massachusetts added 6,100 jobs in April.

“The Massachusetts unemployment rate held at 3.5% for the eighth consecutive month. In addition, estimates indicate the Commonwealth gained 56,100 jobs over the year and the labor force grew by 71,600, signs of the steady strength of the economy in the Commonwealth,” said Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rosalin Acosta.

Over the month, the private sector added 5,900 jobs as gains occurred in Professional, Scientific, and Business Services; Education and Health Services; Leisure and Hospitality; Information; Trade, Transportation, and Utilities; Financial Activities; and Manufacturing.

Since May of 2017, Massachusetts has added 56,100 jobs.

Unemployment Rate Stays at 3.5%

The May unemployment rate stayed at 3.5%.

The rate was three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the national rate of 3.8 percent reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Since May of 2017, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point from 3.8%.

 

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