Ad employment up in July, US employment at an all-time high


Advertising, PR and associated companies

U.S. employment within the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) classification of promoting, public relations and associated companies got here in at 489,400 jobs in July primarily based on figures that aren’t seasonally adjusted. 

The achieve of 4,700 advert jobs in July adopted a rise of seven,100 jobs in June.

BLS downwardly revised the June determine from a preliminary achieve of seven,300 jobs it reported a month in the past.

Ad, PR and associated companies employment is above the place it stood on the eve of the pandemic in February 2020 (484,400 jobs). Ad employment hit a pandemic nadir of 430,800 in January 2021.

This BLS bucket consists of advert businesses, PR businesses and associated companies similar to Media shopping for, Media reps, out of doors promoting, unsolicited mail and different companies associated to promoting. Ad businesses account for the most important portion—about 45%—of these jobs.

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