Maryland gained 1,400 jobs in November, unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent

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BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data today.

According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs increased by 1,400 and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.3 percent in November.

The Leisure and Hospitality sector experienced the most growth with an increase of 2,200 jobs.

Other sectors adding jobs included Financial Activities (1,800); Mining, Logging, and Construction (700); and Information (200).

Sectors that experienced a decline include Professional and Business Services (2,300); Manufacturing (900); Education and Health Services (800); Other Services (500); and Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (400).

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