+22,800 Jobs In Past 12 Months

The US. Bureau of Labor Statistics had April 2016 total non-farm employment in the JAX area at 668,200, that’s 22,800 more than April 2015, or a 3.5% increase, that’s DOUBLE the rate of increase for the nation, as shown below.  The areas of the strongest growth – Leisure and Hospitality (+7.9%), Construction (+6.6%), and Education and Health Services (+5.1%).  The only area showing a loss was Information (-1.1%).

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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 June 23, 2016, in Jobs/JAX Economy and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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