Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013
InsuranceJobs.com, the leading insurance employment website for insurance professionals, offers an overview of key employment trends in the insurance industry for July 2013 based on preliminary statistics reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in the monthly Employment Situation Economic Release.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report August 2, 2013 announcing a .11 percent increase in the number of workers in the insurance industry from June 2013 – July 2013. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the insurance industry now employs 2.359 million workers compared to 2.356 million in June 2013. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has adjusted these statics for seasonal changes within the insurance industry.
June marked a significant drop in the unemployment rate of close to 1 percent. In April 2013 BLS reported an unemployment rate of 5.8 percent for insurance professionals. May’s unemployment rate is estimated at 4.4 percent. Continuing on its downward trend, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in June and subsequently 3 percent in July. Since May the unemployment rate has dropped a reported 2.8 percent.
Established in 2006, InsuranceJobs.com is the leading insurance jobs website for insurance careers. Currently the site has over 250,000 registered job seekers and 6,500 registered employers. Users can create a profile, upload their resume, apply to positions and engage in our social communities. Employers can post insurance job opportunities and browse a resume bank for applicants. Thousands of new insurance jobs are listed each month by geographic location and specialty, including: actuarial, adjuster jobs, agents, claims, clerical, customer service, health, life, risk management, sales, investigators, insurance underwriters, workers compensation and more.