Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 4.8% in Oct 2016.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted). 8,434,700 jobs in Sep 2016.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a gain of 253,300 jobs (3.1%) since October 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.

Contacts

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