Snapshot of JAX Employment – Up 16,300 Jobs in Last 12 Months!

Below is a simple graph of the percent changes in employment in JAX and the U.S. – and JAX is out consistently out-performing the nation.  And the results in the table suggest a strong (and sustainable) 2.6% job growth over the past 12 months, now at 650,200 jobs in the region, 102.2% of the prior peak of 2006.  The biggest gainers over the past year – Leisure and Hospitality (+6.2%), Education and Health Services (+5.2%) and +3.2% for Trade, Transportation and Utilities.  The only loser – Information Services, down 3.3%, but also the smallest employer in the region at less than 9k total jobs.  Overall, the JAX economy created some 16,300 jobs in the past year, up 2.6%.  Courtesy of US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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About scottrogersjax

30 years' in commercial real estate investment sales, banking, mortgage banking, and valuation. Trained and schooled in Atlanta, and now heading the Investment Sales Team in the Colliers Jacksonville office.

Posted on February 2, 2016, in Jobs/JAX Economy, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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