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Private Payrolls Surpass Predictions For April As Economic Boom Continues

Private payrolls increased, and more jobs were added to the American workforce than expected during the month of April, according to data released by ADP and Moody’s Analytics.

The findings were released on Wednesday and showed the number of private payrolls increased by 275,000 which is the largest increase since July 2018.

The data also showed 223,000 services-providing jobs were added to the labor force as well, also significantly surpassing experts’ predictions. 

According to the findings, 54,000 jobs were added to the education and health sectors followed by 53,000 which were added to the leisure and hospitality industries.

Meanwhile, goods-producing jobs increased 52,000 further indicating the jobs market continues to boom.

The data comes just days after the Commerce Department reported economic growth at a booming 3.2% for the first quarter.

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