Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,676,400 jobs in Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,754,183 employed persons for the month. Florida added 13,100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,485 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,676,400 +13,100 +195,000
CPS 9,754,183 +5,485 +320,059

Florida Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Florida as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Florida

CES employment in November 2017 for Florida is at a new high of 8,676,400.

CPS employment in Florida for November 2017 is at a new high of 9,754,183.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 8,676,400 13,100 9,754,183 5,485
October 2017 8,663,300 133,500 9,748,698 18,556
September 2017 8,529,800 -116,700 9,730,142 42,326
August 2017 8,646,500 16,700 9,687,816 -14,743
July 2017 8,629,800 28,200 9,702,559 -15,425
June 2017 8,601,600 18,300 9,717,984 5,684
May 2017 8,583,300 30,900 9,712,300 29,951
April 2017 8,552,400 10,800 9,682,349 57,987
March 2017 8,541,600 -6,200 9,624,362 67,128
February 2017 8,547,800 -200 9,557,234 65,530
January 2017 8,548,000 55,600 9,491,704 41,212
December 2016 8,492,400 11,000 9,450,492 16,368