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Healthcare added 58K jobs in January with ambulatory, nursing homes leading gains

February 3, 2023


The healthcare sector has consistently added jobs throughout this past year as it’s recovered from initial job losses at the start of the pandemic.

While those lost jobs have since recovered, job growth rates have not yet returned to levels expected before the pandemic when employment had been steadily growing, according to a tracker from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare.

Overall, the healthcare sector has seen a 3.9% decline in actual versus projected job growth rates based on pre-pandemic levels, according to that tracker.

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