The September unemployment rate was 7.8%, according to the Labor Departent with the number of people in the workforce arising. 114,000 jobs were created. Labor force participation rate is 65.6%.
The September gains were led by the health care industry, which added 44,000 jobs - the most since February. Transportation and warehousing also showed large gains. The revisions showed that governments actually added 63,000 jobs in July and August, compared with earlier estimates that showed losses.
Still, many of the jobs added last month were part time. The number of people with part-time jobs who wanted full-time work rose 7.5 percent to 8.6 million.