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Employment Change by Industry

Mass layoff figures from sectors such as healthcare, education, finance and much more.
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Employment Change by Industry

A mass layoff is defined as coming from an establishment that has at least 50 initial claims for unemployment insurance filed against them during a five-week period.

In educational services, there have been 28 mass layoffs. In health care and social assistance, there have been 173 mass layoffs. In finance and insurance, there have been 34 mass layoffs. In construction, there have been 136 mass layoffs. In accommodation, there have been 30 mass layoffs. In manufacturing, there have been 674 mass layoffs. In real estate, there have been seven mass layoffs. In publishing, there have been 13 mass layoffs. In motion picture and sound recording, there have been 25 mass layoffs.

In 2008, the unemployment rate in the educational services industry was 4.8 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 9.8 percent, a change of 5 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the health care and social assistance industry was 3.1 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate in the industry was 5.2 percent, a change of 2.1 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the finance and insurance industry was 2.7 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 5.2 percent, a difference of 2.5 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the construction industry was 8.6 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 19.2 percent, a change of 10.6 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the accommodation industry was 6.7 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 11.6 percent, a change of 4.9 percent.

In 2008, the unemployment rate in the manufacturing industry was 5.2 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 12.6 percent, a change of 7.4 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the real estate industry was 5.8 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 6.6 percent, a change of 0.8 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the publishing industry was 3.2 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 13.2 percent, a change of 10 percent. In 2008, the unemployment rate in the motion picture and sound recording industry was 9.3 percent. In 2009, the unemployment rate was 19.2 percent, a change of 9.9 percent.

In 2008, the hourly wage in the educational services industry was $18.80. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $19.40, a change of 3 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the health care and social assistance industry was $19.10. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $19.70, a change of 3.4 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the finance and insurance industry was $21.50. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $22, a change of 2.2 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the construction industry was $21.80. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $22.60, a change of 3.8 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the accommodation industry was $12.90. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $12.90, a change of 0.3 percent.

In 2008, the hourly wage in the manufacturing industry was $17.70. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $18.10, a change of 2.1 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the real estate industry was $16.60. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $16.90, with a change of 0.3 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the publishing industry was $25.80. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $26.70, a change of 3.5 percent. In 2008, the hourly wage in the motion picture and sound recording industry was $20.90. In 2009, the hourly wage in the industry was $21.80, a change of 4 percent.