Information technology, engineering jobs rising
The number of information technology jobs grew 0.38 percent during March to a total of 4.6 million, according to Alexandria-based TechService Alliance.
Over a 12-month period ending last month, IT employment rose 2.38 percent, adding 107,500 workers, the trade association said.
Engineering jobs also increased in March, up 0.09 percent in March to 2.5 million.
On a year-over-year basis, the increase was 1.65 percent from March 2013 to March 2014, an addition of 40,500 workers.