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Healthcare jobs in San Antonio climb

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The number of healthcare jobs in San Antonio are growing, according to the recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

Payroll employment rose by 156,000 in December, with an increase in health care and social assistance. Job growth totaled 2.2 million in 2016, less than the increase of 2.7 million in 2015.

Employment in health care rose by 43,000 in December, with most of the increase occurring in ambulatory health care services (+30,000) and hospitals (+11,000).

Health care added an average of 35,000 jobs per month in 2016, roughly in line with the average monthly gain of 39,000 in 2015.

Social assistance added 20,000 jobs in December, reflecting job growth in individual and family services (+21,000).

In 2016, social assistance added 92,000 jobs, down from an increase of 162,000 in 2015. Employment in food services and drinking places continued to trend up in December (+30,000). This industry added 247,000 jobs in 2016, fewer than the 359,000 jobs gained in 2015.

Employment also continued to trend up in transportation and warehousing in December (+15,000). Within the industry, employment expanded by 12,000 in couriers and messengers.

In 2016, transportation and warehousing added 62,000 jobs, down from a gain of 110,000 jobs in 2015. Employment in financial activities continued on an upward trend in December (+13,000). This is in line with the average monthly gains for the industry over the past 2 years.

Transportation jobs in San Antonio increase

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

The new labor numbers show that transportation jobs in San Antonio are growing, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics.

n 2016, transportation and warehousing added 62,000 jobs, down from a gain of 110,000 jobs in 2015. Employment in financial activities continued on an upward trend in December (+13,000). This is in line with the average monthly gains for the industry over the past 2 years.

In December, employment edged up in manufacturing (+17,000), with a gain of 15,000 in the durable goods component. However, since reaching a recent peak in January, manufacturing employment has declined by 63,000.

Employment in professional and business services was little changed in December (+15,000), following an increase of 65,000 in November. The industry added 522,000 jobs in 2016.

Employment in other major industries, including mining, construction, wholesale trade, retail trade, information, and government, changed little in December.

Employment rose by 156,000 in December, with an increase in health care and social assistance. Job growth totaled 2.2 million in 2016, less than the increase of 2.7 million in 2015.

Employment in health care rose by 43,000 in December, with most of the increase occurring in ambulatory health care services (+30,000) and hospitals (+11,000). Health care added an average of 35,000 jobs per month in 2016, roughly in line with the average monthly gain of 39,000 in 2015.

Social assistance added 20,000 jobs in December, reflecting job growth in individual and family services (+21,000). In 2016, social assistance added 92,000 jobs, down from an increase of 162,000 in 2015. Employment in food services and drinking places continued to trend up in December (+30,000).

This industry added 247,000 jobs in 2016, fewer than the 359,000 jobs gained in 2015. Employment also continued to trend up in transportation and warehousing in December (+15,000). Within the industry, employment expanded by 12,000 in couriers and messengers.

Small business jobs in San Antonio increase

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The number of small business jobs in San Antonio have climbed, according to recent employment reports from ADP.

Private sector employment increased by 153,000 jobs from November to December according to the December ADP National Employment Report.

otal U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 153,000

By Company Size

  • Small businesses: 18,000
    • 1-19 employees -3,000
    • 20-49 employees 21,000
  • Medium businesses: 71,000
    • 50-499 employees 71,000
  • Large businesses: 63,000
    • 500-999 employees 8,000
    • 1,000+ employees 56,000

By Sector

  • Goods-producing: -16,000
    • Natural resources/mining -5,000
    • Construction -2,000
    • Manufacturing -9,000
  • Service-providing: 169,000
    • Trade/transportation/utilities 82,000
    • Information -6,000
    • Financial activities 10,000
    • Professional/business services 24,000
      • Professional/technical services 18,000
      • Management of companies/enterprises 2,000
      • Administrative/support services 3,000
    • Education/health services 29,000
      • Health care/social assistance 26,000
      • Education 2,000
    • Leisure/hospitality 18,000
    • Other services 11,000

“As we exit 2016, it’s interesting to note that the private sector generated an average of 174,000 jobs per month, down from 209,000 in 2015,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and head of the ADP Research Institute. “And while job gains in December were slightly below our monthly average, the U.S. labor market has experienced unprecedented seven years of growth that has brought us to near full employment. As we enter 2017, the tightening labor market will likely slow the growth.”