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Florida adds nearly 17K private sector jobs in February

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Florida added 16,800 private sector jobs in February, says national payroll firm ADP, which raises the state’s workforce to 7.34 million people. Despite the gain last month, the numbers show a 20 percent from the 20,902 jobs created in February 2016. As for the sector breakdown, ADP says the sunshine state added 2,000 goods-producing and 14,800 service-providing jobs. Professional and Business Services gained the most jobs (3,700), followed by Natural Resources/Mining and Construction (2,500); Trade, Transportation and Utilities (1,400) and…

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Service industry helps Florida boost 14.4K new jobs in Nov.

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Florida added 14,400 new private-sector jobs in November according to employment data released by payroll company ADP. According to the ADP Regional Employment Report, the bulk of Florida’s new jobs were in the service industry, which added 12,200 jobs, while goods-producing industries added 2,200. Professional and business services saw the biggest gain at 4,100 jobs, followed by mining and construction at 1,900, manufacturing at 300 and trade, transportation and utilities at 100. The November numbers show a 1,400-job dip compared…

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Florida adds nearly 19K private sector jobs in September

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Florida added 18,800 private-sector jobs in September, according to new employment data released by payroll company ADP. The ADP Regional Employment Report shows Florida adding more jobs than any other state tracked in the report except Texas, which added 24,900 jobs last month. California has taken the top spot in the report nearly every month since ADP started tracking state-level data, but came in third place behind Florida with 17,400 jobs added last month. The majority of Florida’s new jobs…

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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 16,400 jobs in July, new ADP report says

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Florida added 16,400 private sector jobs last month according to a report released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. The report estimates 1,800 new jobs were added in the goods-producing sector, with the other 14,600 jobs heading to the service industry. The industry breakdown shows 5,100 jobs added in professional and business services companies, 2,800 in trade, transportation and utilities, 1,200 in manufacturing and 700 new jobs in mining and construction. The performance ties the jobs added in July 2015 and…

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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 picks up another 17K jobs in May, ADP says

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The Sunshine State added 17,100 private sector jobs last month according to a new report released by payroll company ADP. The ADP Regional Employment Report shows Florida added 15,600 jobs in the service industry and 1,500 jobs in goods-producing industries last month, which is 1,900 jobs short of the state’s performance in May 2015. The select industry breakdown shows 3,000 new jobs in the trade, transportation and utilities sector, 2,400 jobs added in the professional and business services industry, 1,400…

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