Missouri Construction Employment Rose In August

Construction employment in the state rose 0.7 percent in August over the previous month, according to U.S. Department of Labor data analyzed by the Associated General Contractors of America. Missouri ranked No. 21 in the country for employment growth in the construction sector. The increase of 800 jobs brought the total employment in the construction industry to 111,400.

Since August 2012, construction employment grew 8.1 percent in Missouri.

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