Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 4.9% in Dec 2016.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted). 8,462,900 jobs in Dec 2016.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a gain of 251,400 jobs (3.1%) since December 2015.

Official Data Release

Florida's Minimum Wage increases to $8.10 on January 1, 2017.

Effective January 1, 2017, Florida's minimum wage will be $8.10.

Florida's Statewide Demand Occupation Lists Released

2016-2017 Regional Demand Occupation Lists released. View occupations and their annual percent growth in the state of Florida.

The Florida minimum wage is $8.05 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.


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