The job market showed more growth in February.
U.S. employers added 242,000 jobs in February.
Retailers and the hospitality industry helped drive the hiring rate with retailers adding just under 55,000 jobs and restaurants and bars adding just over 40,000.
In spite of a turbulent stock market, employers expect to see solid consumer demands in the coming months.
The numbers indicate Americans who had not been looking for work are now looking for, and finding jobs.
The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remains steady at 4.9 percent.