Nursing jobs in Arizona (http://azjobs.cancercenter.com
), along with other healthcare and education-related positions, grew the most during the last year.
During March, Arizona's unemployment rate dropped to 9.5 percent after remaining at 9.6 percent for four months in a row. However, that's still higher than the national unemployment rate of 8.8 percent.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
, Arizona employed roughly 2,385,300 workers during March, which is up from 2,381,800 workers during February and a .1 percent increase from last year.
Only four industries managed to see a yearly increase in employment
during March. Good news for those seeking RN jobs Arizona (Click here
) - the education and health services industry grew the most over the year, increasing by 4.1 to 355,600 employees. That was followed by the leisure and hospitality industry, which grew by 2.9 percent to 259,200 workers.
The trade, transportation, and utilities industry increased by .5 percent between March 2010 and March 2011 to 471,800 employees, while the manufacturing industry increased by .2 percent to 149,000 workers during that same time.
Every other industry experienced an over-the-year decrease in employment, including:
- Construction - 3.3 percent
- Professional and business services - 3.3 percent
- Other services - 3.3 percent
- Information - 1.4 percent
- Mining and logging - .9 percent
- Government - .8 percent
- Financial activities - .3 percent
The majority of industries created more jobs on a monthly basis. The government industry grew the most during March, adding 2,000 jobs over the month.
Other industries that saw a monthly increase in employment include: leisure and hospitality by 1,800 jobs; financial activities by 1,300 jobs; education and health services by 700 jobs; construction by 800 jobs; manufacturing by 600 jobs; and information by 200 jobs.
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