Florida added 17,900 private sector jobs in August

Florida added 17,900 private sector jobs during the month of August, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report, produced by ADP and Moody’s Analystics.

Among industries, natural resources/mining and construction added 4,310 jobs; professional and business services added 3,900 jobs; trade, transportation and utilities added 1,890 jobs and manufacturing added 530 jobs, according to the report.

The ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state non-farm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.