2.6 Million Jobs in 2015
2015 was a strong year for the US jobs market. American employers added more than two and a half million jobs. 292-thousand of those jobs were added in December. It was the second best year for jobs gains since 1999. Americans saw their paychecks go up as well. Wages grew 2-point-5-percent in December. It matched the gains in October—which were the best in six years.