Construction Jobs Are At Their Highest Level In Over Four Years

A rise in construction work signifies a healing economy

Superstorm Construction Jobs
AP
By Rob Wile

Construction payrolls climbed for the sixth-straight month in November, reaching a preliminary estimate of 5,851,000.

That's a 17,000-job gain from October's 5,834,000 print, and the highest level since August 2009. We recently learned construction spending surged nearly 1% in October, the biggest jump since at least June.

We are still well below where we were during last decade's boom years. But, for what it's worth, it also matches the figure from August 1997.

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Anton

This article is another liberal lie. Construction is not improving, and actually slows down in the wintertime!

December 07 2013 at 8:28 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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pgile

Who's going to tell those 17,000 new construction hires in November that Anton says they don't really have a job?

December 07 2013 at 11:49 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

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