Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 3.8% in May 2018.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted). 8,746,800 jobs in May 2018.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a gain of 180,200 jobs (2.1%) since May 2017.

Official Data Release


Florida's Skills Gap and Job Vacancy Dashboard- New

The Florida Skills Gap and Job Vacancy Survey was designed to provide a statistically valid analysis of the skills gaps statewide and in Florida’s local labor markets. Released May 2018.

Florida's Minimum Wage Increases January 1, 2018

Florida's minimum wage increased to $8.25 on January 1, 2018, up from last year's minimum of $8.10 per hour.

Florida's Statewide Demand Occupation Lists Released

2017-2018 Regional Demand Occupation Lists released. View occupations and their annual percent growth in the state of Florida. Released December 2017.

The Florida minimum wage is $8.25 per hour, effective January 1, 2018.

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