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San Antonio jobs marked for growth, survey says

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

If you’re a job seeker, Texas is a great place to be, where there is plenty of San Antonio jobs, among other locations, according to a recent study from Careerbuilder.

CareerBuilder released a new study that provides a window into the health of the business landscape in the U.S.

The study explores net growth in private-sector business establishments from 2001 to 2012, ranking the best and worst states for new establishments post-recession and shedding light on national trends.

Best States for Establishment Growth

Texas – From 2009 to 2012, Texas accounted for 22% of all net new business establishments in the U.S.

· Nearly 30,000 more establishments in 2012 than 2009, up 5%

· 579,166 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest gains: health care and social assistance (12% growth since 2009, an increase of 6,385 establishments); mining and oil and gas extraction (12%, 1,001); accommodation and food services (10%, 4,276); professional, scientific, and technical services (9%, 5,979)

New York – From 2009 to 2012, New York accounted for 16% of all net new establishments in the U.S.

· 21,000 more establishments in 2012 than 2009, up 4%

· 591,448 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest gains: private educational services (10% growth since 2009, an increase of 707 establishments); accommodation and food services (9%, 3,759); administrative and support and waste management and remediation services (6%, 1,810); health care and social assistance (3%, 1,446)

Illinois – From 2009 to 2012, Illinois accounted for 14% of all net new establishments in the U.S.

· 18,000 more establishments in 2012 than 2009, up 5%

· 383,103 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest gains: transportation and warehousing (15% growth since 2009, an increase of 1,943 establishments); other services, except public administration2 (11%, 4,125); professional, scientific, and technical services (10%, 4,956); health care and social assistance (7%, 1,910)

Florida – From 2009 to 2012, Florida accounted for 10% of all net new establishments in the U.S.

· 13,000 more establishments in 2012 than 2009, up 2%

601,598 total establishments in 2012
Biggest gains: accommodation and food services (10% growth since 2009, an increase of 3,932 establishments); health care and social assistance (7%, 3,799); retail trade (6%, 4,336); professional, scientific, and technical services (5%, 4,655)

Washington – From 2009 to 2012, Washington accounted for 9% of all net new establishments in the U.S.

· Nearly 12,000 more establishments in 2012 than 2009, up 5%

· 231,238 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest gains: other services, except public administration (28% growth since 2009, an increase of 15,647 establishments); health care and social assistance (5%, 746); professional, scientific, and technical services (2%, 434)

Worst States for Establishment Growth

Michigan

· Nearly 14,000 fewer business establishments in 2012 than 2009, down 6%.

· 232,331 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest losses: construction (-16% since 2009, a decline of 3,734 establishments); finance and insurance (-9%, decline of 1,143); real estate (-7%, decline of 484)

New Jersey

· 5,500 fewer business establishments in 2012 than 2009, down 2%

· 254,384 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest losses: construction (-12% since 2009, a loss of 2,934 establishments); manufacturing (-10%, decline of 1,034); finance and insurance (-6%, decline of 720); retail trade (-3%, decline of 1,110).

Idaho

· 2,800 fewer business establishments in 2012 than 2009, down 5%

· 50,255 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest losses: construction (-22% since 2009, a loss of 1,928 establishments); real estate and rental and leasing (-18%, decline of 435); finance and insurance (-7%, decline of 209)

Colorado

· 2,800 fewer business establishments in 2012 than 2009, down 2%

· 168,968 total establishments in 2012

· Biggest losses: construction (-17% since 2009, a loss of 3,496 establishments); real estate and rental and leasing (-7%, decline of 718); manufacturing (-7%, decline of 381); finance and insurance (-5%, decline of 572)