U.S. Restaurants add 450,000 Jobs this Summer


According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), 450,000 jobs are expected to be added this summer, which is a 4.6 percent increase from the March 2012 employment level. This year’s summer employment rates are projected to be the highest since 1993, with the restaurant industry being the second largest private sector employer and creator of jobs.

California follows New York in the states expected to add the most summer jobs, followed by Massachusetts, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.

For more information on how the industry affects the nations economy, visit the NRA’s website.

Posted by Melanie Figueroa