Job growth in Florida expected to rise next year


Job growth in Florida could increase more than any other state during 2011, according to a recent forecast by economic consulting firm Moody’s

Estimates by Moody’s projects that Florida will have a 3 percent growth rate in the next year, according to a recent USA Today report. The largest job growth, 26.7 percent, is anticipated for the state’s construction industry; natural resources and mining are projected to be up 4.6 percent; leisure and hospitality, up 3.4 percent; and educational and health services, up 3.1 percent.