Triangle Jobless Rate Falls

The Triangle’s jobless rate fell to 7.5% in February, which is down from 8.1% in January according to the NC Department of Commerce. This is substantially lower than the 8.2% rate reported in February of 2012. The Raleigh-Durham metros added about 19,300 jobs between February of 2012 to February 2013, and added 8,200 jobs in February of 2013 alone. The report states that many of the new jobs are in the health care and private school sectors. To read the full report visit the Triangle Business Journal.

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