Every Job In America (as reported by Quoctrung Bui at NPR’s Planet Money Blog)

Economists estimate that there are approximately 137 million jobs in the United States. How are they distributed?  It’s clear that over the past decades America has moved from a focus on goods production to a largely service industry.  Planet Money has charted this detail from U.S. government’s monthly jobs report to illustrate the size (in millions of jobs) of industries across the employment spectrum.  It’s a great graph that helps to make a daunting amount of information a bit easier to put in perspective.  For the full article, click here.

 

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