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Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 684,200 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 724,902 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 600 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,642 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 684,200 -600 +24,300
CPS 724,902 +3,642 +30,162

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 February 2017 at 684,800. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 724,902.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 684,200 -600 724,902 3,642
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
August 2016 674,400 900 703,725 2,293
July 2016 673,500 8,700 701,432 2,915
June 2016 664,800 900 698,517 2,272
May 2016 663,900 1,200 696,245 1,042
April 2016 662,700 2,800 695,203 463