States Adding the Most Jobs in 2013

Expect a lot of regional disparity in job growth and economic vigor this year.

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 (opens in new tab).

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See the 10 States Adding the Most Net Jobs in 2013 (opens in new tab).

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 (opens in new tab).

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Karen Mracek
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter