Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 6.3% in August 2014.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted). 7,818,500 jobs in August 2014.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a gain of 211,200 jobs (2.8%) since August 2013.

Official Press Release

Florida's Statewide Demand Occupation Lists Released

2014-2015 Statewide and Regional Demand Occupation Lists released. View occupations and their annual percent growth in the state of Florida.

Florida's Minimum Wage increases to $7.93

Florida's minimum wage increased to $7.93 on January 1, 2014. The required posters for minimum wage along with Federal and State of Florida employment law posters may be accessed by clicking this link.

The Florida minimum wage is $7.93 per hour, effective January 1, 2014.


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