Public Information jobs have grown for the second consecutive year, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released Thursday the latest jobs report, and it also released an annual report on the job market that shows that the private sector has been adding jobs in every month since the end of May.
The growth is driven by the hiring of information technology workers, which was a key reason for the record job gains in the public sector in the past few months.
Public information jobs were up 6.6% in August from a year earlier, according the BLS, which includes private sector jobs.
That’s a big increase, but the growth was still just 2.5%.
Public information workers make up about half of all jobs in the private and public sectors, according BLS data.
And they’re responsible for a large portion of jobs in public information, such as reporting, research and other administrative jobs.
The average pay for a public information worker was $47,931 in 2018, according data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics.
That is up 2.3% from the year before.
Public information jobs have increased about 10% since the start of the year.
The jobs of information security workers have grown the fastest, rising 9.3%.
The private sector added 1.3 million public information jobs in 2018.
The unemployment rate was 5.7%, according to BLS.
Public Information jobs in AmericaThe private jobs for information security are mainly in government, and those jobs have seen the largest growth.
The public sector has added 5.4 million public info jobs since the beginning of the decade.
The job growth in the government jobs has slowed since the recession ended, but there has been a modest uptick in private jobs.
The number of public information security jobs grew by 2.6 million in 2018 and there was a 0.9% increase in the number of private jobs in those same categories.