36 States Show Hiring Growth In 2014

36 States Show Hiring Growth In 2014

Construction firms added jobs in 36 states between August 2013 and August 2014 while construction employment increased in 28 states between July and August.

Florida added the most new construction jobs, 43,500, an 11.8 percent increase between August 2013 and August 2014.

"The number of states with increases in construction employment over the last 12 months moderated in August but remained strongly positive as construction activity continues to spread across most of the nation," said Ken Simonson, the association's chief economist.

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