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.

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See the 10 States Adding the Most Net Jobs in 2013.

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.

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Karen Mracek
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter