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February 01, 2014

Florida: The Employment Gainer

In December 2013, Florida had its largest monthly job gains for the year, adding 25,200 jobs in the month, according to ADP reports. The state ranked second only to Texas, which gained 29,100 jobs. Growth was concentrated in service-sector jobs, which accounted for 21,480 of the new jobs. This is especially relevant in Central Florida, where service jobs tied to tourism dominate the economy. The area has over 221,000...