In July, the unemployment rate edged down by 0.1 percentage point to 3.9%, following an increase in June.
"Non-farm payrolls increased by a more modest 157,000 in July but, with the gain in the preceding two months revised up by a cumulative 60,000, the labor market still appears to be in good health", said Paul Ashworth, chief US economist at Capital Economics. Within social assistance, individual and family services added 16,000 jobs in July and 77,000 jobs over the year.
Individual state unemployment data is not expected to be released until August 17. It's the second lowest monthly jobs total of the year.
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He dominated a last-wicket stand of 57 with Umesh Yadav , who made just one, with India just 13 runs adrift at 274 all out. He added that the three dropped catches off Kohli, and four overall (including off Pandya), worked well in India's favour.
■ Average hourly earnings rose by 7 cents to $27.05.
The Federal Reserve's Beige Book report last month showed a scarcity of labour across a wide range of occupations, including highly skilled engineers, specialised construction and manufacturing workers, information technology professionals and truck drivers. Manufacturers, among the most directly affected by the import taxes, added 37,000 jobs, the most in seven months.
But workers' average hourly paychecks grew tepidly from the previous month and are up just 2.7 percent compared to the same time a year ago. Below that was outpatient care centers, adding 4,300 jobs.
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One cloud on the horizon has been the Trump administration's trade fights with China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico. Not since August 2001 have so many associate degree-holders and college dropouts held jobs in the labor force. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast nonfarm payrolls increasing by 190,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate falling to 3.9 percent.
U.S. employment has risen for 94 consecutive months, the longest jobs-expansion streak on record.
He has raised starting pay roughly 10 percent in the past two years, from $60,000 to between $65,000 and $70,000. Retail was also sluggish, with 7,000 job gains.
Sectors that didn't fare as well included financial services, government and transportation, all of which lost jobs.
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In addition, they have encountered cyber attacks against voting infrastructure and computer intrusions targeting elected officials.
"While this increased employment is undoubtedly good news, job growth exacerbates the monumental manufacturing workforce shortage", she said.