(percent change last month)
The number of persons in the Triad employed in the service-providing sector was lower by 0.2% in March. Higher employment was recorded this month in retail trade, financial services, and other services. Employment in professional and business services, leisure services, and government was lower this month.
Over the past 12 months, the number of jobs in the service-providing sector has declined 0.1%, while service-providing employment nationally has gained 1.4%. Employment was higher in wholesale and retail trade, transportation, education and health care, leisure services, and other services. It was lower in information, finance, professional and business services, and government.