The U.S. Employment Effects of Military and Domestic Spending Priorities (PDF):

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on defense: 8,555

Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on health care: 10,779

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Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on education: 17,687

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Number of jobs created by spending $1 billion on mass transit: 19,795

(via Yes! magazine)