WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/CNN) — The federal government says the U.S. added 261,000 jobs in the month of October.READ MORE: Report: 25 AR-15 Rifles Missing From Miami Police Department's Inventory
That’s the best performance since President Donald Trump took office and a rebound from below-average September numbers caused by the hurricanes.READ MORE: Kid Reporter Damon Weaver, Who Interviewed Obama At White House, Has Died At 23
Unemployment also inched down to 4.1 percent last month. That’s the lowest the rate has been since December 2000.
Wages, however, aren’t keeping pace. They grew only 2.4 percent in October, compared to a year ago, which is lower than the numbers for September.MORE NEWS: Amber Alert Issued for 9-Year-Old Aniya Arcia
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