More Than Just Minnesota: Construction Employment Increases in 38 States

Associated General Contractors of America’s state employment map. Photo credit: AGC

Recent data from the Associated General Contractors of America, Labor Department shows that 38 states added construction jobs between March 2018 and March 2019. The analysis also shows construction employment increased in 29 states between February and March of this year alone. The construction industry added 7,400 jobs (6.1% growth) in Minnesota over the past 12 months. Texas, California, Florida, Arizona and West Virginia also posted large gains.