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U.S. Added 223,000 Jobs In June As Unemployment Rate Dropped To 5.3%

By Bill at July 07, 2015 03:00
Filed Under: Immigration News
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. employers added 223,000 new jobs in June, continued the medium-term trend of above 200,000 average monthly growth. 

The unemployment rate, which is drawn from a different survey, came in at 5.3%, the lowest rate since April 2008. Many economists consider an unemployment rate of 5.5% as a healthy level. 

Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, financial activities, and in transportation and warehousing. Employment in professional and business services increased by 64,000 in June, about in line with the average monthly gain of 57,000 over the prior 12 months. Please visit our blog to see the detailed unemployment rate by occupation, age and gender

Occupation Unemployment Rate
Unemployment Rate
Management 2.2 2.5
Business and financial operations 3.0 3.5
Computer and mathematical 2.8 4.5
Architecture and engineering 1.7 3.0
Life, physical, and social science 2.6 5.2
Education, training, and library 5.2 5.3
Healthcare practitioner and technical 2.4 2.0
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U.S. economy has finally recovered. The employers are desperately looking for skilled foreign workers. It is time for you toupdate your career profile and pitch potential employers now!

Not all jobs are created equal!