Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,554,000 jobs in Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,625,228 employed persons for the month. Florida added 6,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 67,994 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,554,000 +6,200 +246,100
CPS 9,625,228 +67,994 +341,985

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 March 2017 for Florida is at a new high of 8,554,000.

CPS employment in Florida for March 2017 is at a new high of 9,625,228.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 8,554,000 6,200 9,625,228 67,994
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
November 2016 8,481,400 23,800 9,434,124 20,487
October 2016 8,457,600 900 9,413,637 23,625
September 2016 8,456,700 28,200 9,390,012 25,557
August 2016 8,428,500 20,400 9,364,455 25,043
July 2016 8,408,100 44,000 9,339,412 21,486
June 2016 8,364,100 10,100 9,317,926 15,531
May 2016 8,354,000 16,900 9,302,395 10,514
April 2016 8,337,100 29,200 9,291,881 8,638