Florida's Unemployment Rate
Florida's unemployment rate was 7.2% in April 2013.
Florida's Nonagricultural Employment
Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted). 7,515,400 jobs in April 2013.
Florida's Employment Gains and Losses
Florida experienced a gain of 119,100 jobs (1.6%) since April 2012.
Official Press Release
Florida Statewide Demand and Preliminary Targeted Occupation Lists Released
2013-2014 Final Statewide Demand Occupations and Preliminary Targeted Occupation List released. View occupations and their annual percent growth in the state of Florida. View linkages for occupations to education programs.
Florida's Minimum Wage increases to $7.79
Florida's minimum wage increased to $7.79 on January 1, 2013. The required posters for minimum wage along with Federal and State of Florida employment law posters may be accessed by clicking this link. To obtain Florida's latest wage conversion poster click here.
Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board conducts Job Vacancy Survey
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has contracted with Brandt Information Services to conduct a job vacancy survey for the Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board. DEO is the state agency which oversees job training, placement, and labor statistics in Florida. The Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board is sponsoring this survey to help close the skill gaps in the local area and to meet the hiring needs of the business community. All collected data are kept confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. No data identifying businesses, directly or indirectly, will be published or released.