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Construction Adds 11,000 Jobs in January, 10th Monthly Gain

February 2, 2024

Via: ENR

Construction employment remained on its upward trend, adding 11,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, with the industry recording its 10th consecutive monthly increase. Architectural, engineering and related services, which are categorized separately from construction, posted an increase of 9,900 jobs in January.

Almost all construction segments posted gains last month, led by the nonresidential specialty trade contractors category, which showed an increase of 13,700 positions.

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