Jobless Rate Fell in 26 States in March, EmploymentCrossing.com Finds 2 Million Jobs

April 21, 2013

The unemployment rate also went down by 0.6 percent compared to last March, with the March 2013 rate being 7.6 percent.

Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013

A recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the average jobless rate fell in 26 states and Washington D.C. in March 2013 and increased in seven states. For the remaining 17 states, there was no change according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate also went down by 0.6 percent compared to last March, with the March 2013 rate being 7.6 percent.

Job search site EmploymentCrossing.com supports this finding with its own data, which shows that there are at least 2 million job openings across the country. The states that saw the biggest gain in number of jobs were Florida, which added 32,000 net jobs followed by California where 25,500 net jobs were created.

Job search website EmploymentCrossing.com has also seen a considerable number of job openings open up in these two states. Florida has 105,000 jobs available and California has 235,000 jobs according to the latest jobs data. Even in the states that saw the largest over-the-month decrease in jobs; Ohio and Illinois, EmploymentCrossing.com has found thousands of job openings. Ohio has 62,000 job openings and Illinois has 91,000 job openings.

In terms of industries and job creation, the healthcare industry continues to be the top jobs creator in the country with 369,000 healthcare jobs across the country. The remaining nine industries in the top ten list are:

Information Technology- 264,000 job openings

Sales — 221,000 job openings

Retail — 200,000 job openings

Customer Service — 191,000 job openings

Engineering- 157,000 job openings

Hospitality — 147,000 job openings

Nursing — 138,000 job openings

Financial Services- 101,000 job openings

Accounting — 75,000 job openings

For more details on the job openings according to the industry on the site:


About EmploymentCrossing:

EmploymentCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, which is one of the most powerful and comprehensive organizations dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute consists of 120+ of industry-specific and 120+ location-specific job boards which consolidates every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seventy two-hour free trial to new members.

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