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Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 692,200 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 729,862 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 2,500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 655 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 692,200 +2,500 +18,000
CPS 729,862 +655 +24,755

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Jacksonville, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jacksonville 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 for Jacksonville, Florida

CES employment for Jacksonville in November 2017 is at a new high of 692,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 731,075 for Jacksonville in September 2017. 1,213 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 729,207, Jacksonville has added 655 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 692,200 2,500 729,862 655
October 2017 689,700 10,300 729,207 -1,868
September 2017 679,400 -9,300 731,075 3,654
August 2017 688,700 -500 727,421 118
July 2017 689,200 -1,300 727,303 -679
June 2017 690,500 2,000 727,982 3,490
May 2017 688,500 5,300 724,492 69
April 2017 683,200 -200 724,423 -633
March 2017 683,400 -1,400 725,056 3,796
February 2017 684,800 9,600 721,260 10,905
January 2017 675,200 1,100 710,355 3,449
December 2016 674,100 -100 706,906 1,799