U.S. December Employment Report: What You Need to Know

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:19 AM
December nonfarm payrolls: 156,000 Expectation: 175,000-180,000 What drove the increase: Job gains for 2016 totaled 2.2 million, or an average of just over 183,000. In 2015, the U.S. economy added 2.7 million jobs. Health care continued to see considerable increases in jobs, with another 43,000 added during December. The secto...