U.S. Adds 339,000 Jobs in May

By June 2, 2023Housing
Job growth accelerated in May. Total payroll employment rose by 339,000 and the unemployment rate rose to 3.7%. While labor demand remained strong, wage pressures eased from a year ago. In May, wage growth slowed to a 4.3% year-over-year gain, from 4.4% last month, and down 1.6 percentage points from a 5.9% gain in March 2022. Total nonfarm payroll employment… Read More ›