Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Metro Area Gains 16,300 jobs over the year in August

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metro area gained 16,300 jobs over the year in August 2014. The Ft. Lauderdale metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points over the year, from 6.2 percent in August 2013 to 5.7 percent in August 2014.   Governor Scott said, “These more […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Metro Area Leads State in Manufacturing Job Creation

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) added 15,100 new jobs in August 2014 compared to a year ago. This is the fifth-highest number of new jobs among all metro areas in Florida and the metro area added the most jobs of all the metro areas in the manufacturing industry. […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Metro Area adds 34,700 Jobs over the year in August 2014

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall metro area gained the second-highest number of jobs in August 2014 among all metro areas in Florida compared to a year ago with 34,700 new jobs. The area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.3 percentage points over the year, from 8.6 percent in August 2013 to 7.3 percent […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Metro Area Adds 1,200 Jobs in August 2014

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area’s (MSA) again experienced positive annual job growth over the year in August 2014 with 1,200 new jobs. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points over the year, from 7.0 percent in August 2013 to 6.5 percent in August 2014.   Governor […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Metro Area Adds 18,000 Jobs Over the Year in August

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) gained 18,000 new jobs over the year in August. The Jacksonville MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points over the year, from 7.1 percent in August 2013 to 6.6 percent in August 2014.   Governor Scott said, “The decline in the local unemployment […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Metro Area Adds 14,600 Jobs Over the Year in August 2014

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach metro area experienced positive annual job growth, with an increase 14,600 jobs over the year in August 2014. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.2 percentage points over the year, from 7.8 percent in August 2013 to 6.6 percent in August 2014.   Governor […]

Gov. Scott: Orlando Metro Area Gains 36,500 New Jobs in August

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area’s (MSA) gained 36,500 new jobs over the year in August 2014. This is the highest number of jobs among all metro areas in Florida compared to a year ago. The Orlando MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 0.7 percentage points over the year, from 7.0 […]