08/10/2012 03:46 pm ET Updated Oct 10, 2012

Construction Job Growth To Accelerate, As Florida Recovers From Deep Hole Of Unemployment

Construction jobs were hammered during the housing crisis and recession, but now supervisors and carpenters are among the state's "hot jobs" -- occupations expected to grow faster than average, state forecasters say.

Openings for first-line supervisors and construction managers are expected to grow at 3.1 percent annually with 1,288 openings a year through 2019. Carpenters are forecast to grow at 2.9 percent a year with 1,316 openi