Santa Clara County Adds 5,100 Jobs to Robust Job Gains in January

Source: mercurynewss.com | Re-Post MNM Partners, LLC 3/11/2019 –

The Bay Area job market flexed its impressive muscles again in the first month of 2019, led by a surge in Santa Clara County, state labor officials reported Friday. Employers in the Bay Area added 10,900 jobs during January, and the nine-county region now has a record 4.04 million payroll jobs, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the state’s Employment Development Department.

“This is very good growth,” said Stephen Levy, director of the Palo Alto-based Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy.

Santa Clara County gained 5,100 jobs, the San Francisco-San Mateo region added 3,900 positions and the East Bay increased its job totals by 1,200, the state reported.

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