Rochester near top of list for construction industry job growth

Created: 05/01/2014 10:39 AM WHEC.com

Rochester is near the top of the list for job growth in the construction industry. It was released Thursday morning and shows Rochester is second only to Austin, Texas for jobs in both residential and non-residential construction.

The Career builder study looked at the top 52 largest metropolitan areas. Rochester is second in both categories for adding new construction jobs. The report puts Rochester ahead of cities like San Francisco, Orlando and Houston.

The report shows Rochester added more than 3,100 jobs in residential and more than 3,500 in non-residential construction over the past three years.

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