Teen Summer Job Update: June

Teen Employment Drops 1.5 Percent Over Last Year
951,000 JUNE GAINS HIGHER THAN AVERAGE

Teen hiring rose 86 percent from the 130,000 jobs added in May, as 951,000 workers aged 16 to 19 found employment last month, according to analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

June’s gains are 7 percent lower than the 1,023,000 jobs added in June of 2017. So far this summer, 1,081,000 teens have found jobs, 1.5 percent lower than the 1,098,000 jobs added by this point last summer.

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