Florida's job growth in April was...

posted by Brian Mudd -

Florida's job growth in April was...  

Bottom Line: Really strong. According to the April ADP Report Florida once again outperformed the national average by adding 16,300 private sector jobs. Once again, the progress was across the board so there was a lot to like. Here are some of the highlights...  

By Industry:   

  • Professional and Business Services 3,900   

  • Natural Resources/Mining and Construction 2,600  

  • Manufacturing 1,700   

  • Transportation and Utilities 1,400   

So, here's the breakdown. There were 204,000 private sector jobs added nationally. With 16,300 jobs added in Florida we accounted for 8% of all jobs created and have 6.3% of the population for out-performance of 27% last month. Florida's job growth has bested the national average in ten of the past twelve months and we've also gained across all industries in ten of the past twelve as well. Year-to-date we've added 72,100 private sector jobs across our state accounting for 7.9% of all jobs nationally.  Here's to hoping the momentum continues... 



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