All Major Industries Job Postings Decline

Indeed Job Search Engine’s March 2009 job posting and click count data for major U.S. industries showed declines across all 12 major sectors compared to March 2008.

Accounting, Construction, Financial Services and Banking, Healthcare, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Media and Newspaper, Real Estate, Retail and Transportation all experienced double digit contraction.

Major Industries Job Postings March 2009

Major Industries Job Postings March 2009

Indeed.com uses statistical approximations to compute their results.

As expected, the Real Estate sector showed the largest percentage decline of job postings of all industries contracting 58%.

Transportation, Media and Newspaper and Construction saw the next largest percentage drop in job postings with 43%, 43% and 42% respectively.

The only major industry to experience a single digit percentage decline was Education shrinking just 5%.

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