Maryland added 2,400 jobs in September as the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday.
The state’s jobless rate remained below the national average of 4.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. Maryland was one of 11 states where the jobless rate fell, the labor department said.
The share of unemployed in the state is at its lowest point since the early months of the Great Recession.
September was the sixth month this year in which Maryland posted gains in the number of jobs from one month to the next,
“If you look over the past year, job growth in the state of Maryland has been exceptionally strong,”...