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Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

Stimulus 2009: Job Creation Revealed

Kyle Stone | Editor

Where Are the Jobs?

The $819 billion economic stimulus package that passed the House last week could create or save more than 3 million jobs by the end of next year, according to recent estimates. But where will these jobs be? What type of jobs will be available?

We’ve tallied the estimates, and published a breakdown of how many jobs are likely to be created in each major industry. The results may surprise you.

Government: 307,000

Construction: 398,000
Retail: 386,000
Business: 375,000
Leisure and Hospitality: 346,000
Manufacturing: 288,000
Finance: 216,000
Education and Public Health: 215,000
Other Service Industries: 147,000
Wholesale Trade: 141,000
Transportation and Warehousing: 103,000
Information Technology: 71,000
Natural Resources and Energy: 26,000
Utilities: 10,000

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