AGC Numbers Are In: Did Your Area Add Construction Jobs?

Association officials noted that the construction job gains come even as 70 percent of responding firms reported having a hard time finding qualified craft workers to hire.

Thu September 28, 2017 - National Edition
Emily Buenzle


Construction employment increased in 274 out of 358 metro areas between August 2016 and August 2017, declined in 52 and stagnated in 32, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Sept. 27, by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
Construction employment increased in 274 out of 358 metro areas between August 2016 and August 2017, declined in 52 and stagnated in 32, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Sept. 27, by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Construction employment increased in 274 out of 358 metro areas between August 2016 and August 2017, declined in 52 and stagnated in 32, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Sept. 27, by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Association officials noted that the construction job gains come even as 70 percent of responding firms reported having a hard time finding qualified craft workers to hire.

Take a look at where your area fit in:




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