Star Wars Galaxy Edge creates 17,000 full time jobs in Orlando

Posted at 1:10 PM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 16:06:52-04

ORLANDO, Fla. — Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Is creating 17,000 fulltime jobs at Disney world.

There will be an additional 5,000 short-term jobs created by construction, as well as trade and artisan positions.

The 14-acre land at Disney World opens at the end of the month.

The land cost 1 billion dollars and is the largest single-themed land created at a Disney park.

Disney World employs more than 75,000 workers, making it the largest workforce at a single site in the U.S.