Healthcare added 25,200 jobs in June, with hospitals contributing 10,600 to that total, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
This is down from the 28,900 jobs the industry added in May.
Within healthcare, ambulatory healthcare services continued to show employment growth, adding 13,500 jobs last month. Hospitals added 10,600 jobs in June compared to the 6,200 they added in May. Nursing and residential care facilities gained 1,100 jobs last month.
Overall, healthcare has added 309,000 jobs over the year, according to the BLS.
In total, the U.S. added 213,000 jobs in June.