Technology, health care and a resurgence of manufacturing will fuel a net gain in employment growth this year, according to IHS Global Insight, a provider of economic and financial analysis, forecasting and market intelligence.
To better understand the outlook for hiring across the country:
View our map below of Forecasted 2013 Job Growth by State.
The biggest, most populous states create -- and also lose -- the most jobs in any given year, naturally. In other words, while millions of people are hired, millions are fired. The key to determining whether a state has a healthy job climate is to look at the number of net new jobs.
Also see the 10 States With the Biggest Rate of Job Growth in 2013.