TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--Thousands of jobs could be on the way to the state of Florida.
That's if the state continues to get more and more tourists to come this way.
Florida Tax Watch, a non-profit taxpayer research institution released a study today.
It shows, last year more than 80-million people visited the state, spending more than $67-billion dollars on tourism activities.
The group says the more people visiting the state, the more jobs will be created.
The state is trying get 100 million visitors, to be able to create an estimated 121,298 jobs.
The average pay for the jobs will be approximately $43,751.75.
Representatives for the group say we may see those new jobs by 2014, that's of course if tourism increases.