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Maryland adds 5,500 jobs in August, unemployment rate rises

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 5,500 jobs and the unemployment rate increased to 4.3% in August. An additional 13,400 individuals, many of whom left the labor force during the pandemic, began looking for work again. The rise in individuals …


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Maryland gained 12,000 jobs in July

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics this week released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 12,000 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 3.9% in July. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared with July 2021, Maryland jobs are up by 78,600, …


Baltimore ranked among top 5 cities where inflation is growing the most

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore residents are feeling the effects of higher prices more than most, as the region has been ranked among the top five cities in the nation where inflation is growing the most. With inflation hitting an over 40-year high in June, the personal-finance website WalletHub on Wednesday released its report on the Cities Where Inflation is Growing the Most. …

Maryland adds 1,500 jobs in June, unemployment rate remains at 4 percent

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 1,500 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 4.0% in June. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared with June 2021, Maryland jobs are up by 86,900, …

Maryland gained 10,500 jobs in May, unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 10,500 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.0% in May. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maryland has regained a total of 334,200 jobs, with 313,500 …

Maryland’s unemployment rate falls to 4.2 percent, lowest level since beginning of pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 500 and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.2% in April, the lowest since the beginning of the pandemic. Compared with April 2021, Maryland jobs are up by 77,800, an over-the-year change …

Maryland gained 3,600 jobs, unemployment rate fell in March

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 3,900 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 4.6% in March. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Leisure and Hospitality sector experienced the most growth with …

Maryland gains 16,700 jobs, unemployment rate falls to 5.0 percent in February

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 16,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0 percent in February. Compared with this time last year, Maryland jobs are up by 92,100, for an over-the-year increase of 3.5 percent. The Education and …