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Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 2,657,600 jobs in Miami, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,017,391 employed persons for the month. Miami lost 11,900 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,284 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,657,600 -11,900 +59,100
CPS 3,017,391 -9,284 +108,305

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

Miami, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Miami peaked in July 2017 at 2,669,500. Since then 11,900 jobs have been lost in Miami according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,026,675 for Miami in July 2017. 9,284 jobs have been lost in Miami since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 2,657,600 -11,900 3,017,391 -9,284
July 2017 2,669,500 15,700 3,026,675 13,853
June 2017 2,653,800 8,600 3,012,822 954
May 2017 2,645,200 8,200 3,011,868 10,055
April 2017 2,637,000 15,600 3,001,813 28,227
March 2017 2,621,400 -2,600 2,973,586 12,540
February 2017 2,624,000 -2,000 2,961,046 15,958
January 2017 2,626,000 12,000 2,945,088 6,990
December 2016 2,614,000 -100 2,938,098 4,475
November 2016 2,614,100 6,600 2,933,623 10,107
October 2016 2,607,500 2,000 2,923,516 9,054
September 2016 2,605,500 7,000 2,914,462 5,376