The more than 180,000 new jobs created in March represent the 43rd month that job growth has increased. This is very good news. The unemployment rate remains low at 4.4%.
Since 1999, the U.S. ecomony has added on average 140,000 jobs a month. This equates to 1.7 million jobs per year. For more detailed news, view Alex Carrick’s column at Building Team Forecast.