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Florida adds more than 15K private-sector jobs in August

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Florida added another 15,200 private sector jobs last month, according to a new report released by payroll company ADP. The ADP Regional Employment Report shows the Sunshine State increased by 14,100 service industry jobs and another 1,100 goods-producing jobs, split evenly between manufacturing and mining and construction. Professional and business services positions made up 4,000 of the new service industry jobs, while 4,200 trade, transportation, and utilities jobs were added in August. Florida’s gain was a slight dip from July,…

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Florida adds nearly 15K jobs in June

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The Sunshine State added 14,700 private sector jobs last month according to a new report released by payroll company ADP. The performance is slightly down from May, when Florida added 17,100 jobs and is down nearly 7,000 jobs from June 2015, when the state added 21,400 new private sector jobs. Still, Florida’s numbers bested all other states tracked in the report except California, which saw a gain of 26,900 jobs in June. Fellow large states Texas and New York each…

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Florida adds 9,500 private-sector jobs in April, ADP survey shows

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Florida added 9,500 private sector jobs last month according to new employment data released by payroll company ADP. The new jobs mainly headed to the service industry, which saw a gain of 10,100 jobs, including 2,400 new positions in the trade, transportation and utilities sector and 1,400 in the professional and business services industry. The service industry gains were balanced out by a loss of 900 manufacturing jobs last month, though the ADP Regional Employment Report estimates the mining and…

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Florida adds 18.6K jobs in March, second-highest in nation

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Florida added 18,600 jobs last month, more than any state but California, according to data released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. The ADP Regional Employment Report shows 16,000 of the new jobs coming to the service sector and 2,600 heading to goods-producing sectors. The gain is a slight dip from February, when the Sunshine State added 20,200 jobs, and lags behind the state’s 6-month average, but is an improvement of 4,200 jobs year-over-year. The trade, transportation and utilities industry saw…

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Florida adds 20K jobs in February

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Florida added 20,200 jobs in February according to data released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. The total bested all but California in the Regional Employment Report and is an improvement of about 2,300 jobs over January numbers and 5,000 jobs over the February 2015 total. California, which has the largest population among the states, saw a gain of 29,200 jobs last month. Fellow large states Texas and New York followed with 19,300 jobs and 13,400 jobs, respectively. The breakdown shows…

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Florida adds nearly 18K jobs in January, 3rd-best in nation

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Florida added 17,900 jobs last month, giving it the third-best total of the 50 states according to numbers released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. The January Regional Employment Report shows a 12,800-job gain in the service industry, with the remaining 5,100 heading to the goods-producing sector. According to the industry breakdown, the Sunshine State added 3,800 jobs in the trade, transportation and utility sector, 3,700 jobs in professional and business services, 3,600 in mining and construction, and 1,500 in manufacturing.…

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Florida ends 2015 with solid job growth in December

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The Sunshine State closed out 2015 with a gain of 23,800 jobs in December, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. Most of the new jobs were in the service industry, with 2,300 jobs added in the goods-producing sectors. The industry breakdown shows 9,500 jobs went to professional and business services; 3,300 jobs were added in the trade, transportation and utilities sectors; and there were 1,300 new manufacturing jobs for the month. The numbers beat all other…

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