Florida Labor Market adds 54,300 jobs in January

Posted by admin on March 13, 2017 under by Tim Davis, Commercial Real Estate Definitions, News Releases | Be the First to Comment

A Labor report from Wells Fargo economists shows that Florida added 0.6% of new non-farm employment in January for a total of 54,300 jobs. The research shows that 10,700 of these are construction jobs, with the balance consisting of professional services, wholesale trade, and manufacturing sectors. The year over year gain is now at 3.2%. The charts below shows the unemployment rate holding at near 5% statewide.Screen Shot 2017-03-13 at 3.44.57 PM

Graphic courtesy of Wells Fargo Bank NA.

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