8,700 new jobs expected in Baton Rouge next year

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A new survey shows Baton Rouge will have more jobs coming next year.

The Baton Rouge area Chamber of Business says the metro area will bring 8,700 new jobs in 2014. The survey was of nearly 200 businesses from across nine parishes.

Each business was asked how many jobs they plan to add in the upcoming year.

Officials say the Baton Rouge area is bound to be one of the leading growth economies in the south.

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