Contractor Employment Increases Point to Increased Sales Potential in Many MSAs (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Contractor Employment Increases Point to Increased Sales Potential in Many MSAs

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The construction market continues to chug along at a reasonably strong pace in most markets, with the pace increasing during the summer months in many major metros.

According to the July 2016 electrical contractor employment from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, national electrical contractor employment is up 1.2% from June 2016 to 883,900 employees, and up 5.5% year-over-year from July 2015. BLS’ total construction data for individual Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) m

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