Join Now!

Florida Stands Apart in Major Industry Growth

Posted by: Liz Beeble on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the largest percentage increases in statewide employment were predominantly in mining and logging from October 2016 to October 2017. The opposite was true for the Sunshine State. Florida saw the largest decrease in mining and logging employment compared to all other industries, with a 1.8% decrease. The most intense gains came from the construction industry, which reported a 7.4% jump.