June Construction Jobs Improved in 25 States, Declined in 22 States Plus DC

Construction employment improved in 25 states between May and June, declined in 22 states plus D.C., and was unchanged in Alaska, Alabama and Oklahoma, an analysis by AGC showed. Construction employment dropped in 27 states from June 2010 to June 2011, increased in 22 states plus D.C., and was unchanged in Nebraska.

Over the year, the largest percentage drop was in New Mexico (-10.2%, -4,400 jobs); followed by Nevada (-8.6%, -5,100 jobs); Minnesota (-8.1%, -6,900 jobs); Colorado (-7.8%, -8,900 jobs) and Georgia (-7.1%, -10,600 jobs). The largest percentage gains occurred in North Dakota (17%, 3,600 jobs); Michigan (9.2%, 10,900 jobs); Oklahoma (4.6%, 3,100 jobs); Texas (4.6%, 26,000 jobs); and Illinois (4.5%, 8,900 jobs).

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