(percent change last 12 months)
The number of persons in the Triad employed in the service-providing sector was higher by 0.2% in May. Higher employment was recorded in financial services, education and health care, and other services.
Over the past 12 months, the number of jobs in the service-providing sector has risen 1.7%, while service-providing employment nationally has gained 2.4%. Over the last 18 months, employment was higher in wholesale and retail trade, transportation, information, business and professional services, education and health care, leisure, and other service. Government employment was unchanged.