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Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 690,000 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 728,202 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 800 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 899 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 690,000 +800 +15,600
CPS 728,202 +899 +24,477

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 peaked in June 2017 at 690,500. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 689,200 in July 2017, Jacksonville has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 728,202.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 690,000 800 728,202 899
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
November 2016 674,200 500 705,107 996
October 2016 673,700 -3,000 704,111 -285
September 2016 676,700 2,300 704,396 671