Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland gained 11,500 jobs in May and unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

According to The Daily Record:

This is the 13th consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. Since the beginning of 2021, Maryland has gained a total of 41,200 jobs.

The education and health services sector experienced the most growth, with an increase of 4,700 jobs from the health care and social assistance (2,600) and educational services (2,100) subsectors.

Other sectors that experienced growth include trade, transportation, and utilities (1,900), leisure and hospitality (1,600), other services (1,000), professional and business services (800), and information (300).