Posted on · The economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace last month and the unemployment rate remained low. Analysts have been looking for signs that wage growth might pick up, but it held steady, too.
Posted on · The economy added 223,000 new jobs, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department
Posted on · Most economists expect growth to pick up in the coming months
Posted on · U.S. jobs growth has averaged 174,000 per month so far in 2017, compared to an average monthly gain of 187,000 in 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.
Posted on · Texas has now experienced job growth in 17 of the past 18 months. Houston’s unemployment rate remains above that of state and nation.