Higher Ed Employment Grows in Q4 2018 as Job Growth at Private Institutions Outpaces Public Institutions

Higher education employment increased by 0.5 percent, or roughly 21,900 jobs, during the fourth quarter of 2018. The total number of jobs increased at both private and public institutions. Annually, higher education jobs increased by 0.4 percent in 2018, after increasing by 0.6 percent in 2017.