Construction Employment Increases in 45 States and D.C. From July 2022 to July 2023, While 27 States and D.C. Add Employees in Latest Month

Texas and Arkansas Top Lists of Year-over-Year Gains, While Colorado, North Dakota Record the Worst Losses; Texas and Nebraska Lead in Monthly Job Increases, While Washington and Maine Experience Largest Declines

Construction employment increased in 45 states and the District of Columbia in July from a year earlier, while 27 states added construction employees from June to July, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials said recent job gains would be more widespread if government officials helped more people prepare for construction careers.

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