Manufacturing Jobs Increase 2.6% (327,000 Total Jobs) From July 2017 To July 2018; Largest 12 Month Gain Since 1995

 In Economy   Last Updated: January 26, 2019

From July 2017 to July 2018, U.S. manufacturing industry jobs increased by 2.6% (327,000 of 12.4 million total jobs) .  This was the largest increase in a 12 month period since 1995.

From January 2017 to January 2018, manufacturing jobs rose by 1.7% (209,000 jobs).

 

 

Thomas Franck. "Job gains for the manufacturing industry in the last 12 months are the most since 1995." CNBC, 03 August 2018. Web. 25 January 2019.
"Industries at a Glance: Manufacturing: NAICS 31-33." Bureau of Labor Statistics. United States Department of Labor, Web. 25 January 2019.
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