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

There were 2,600,200 jobs in Miami, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,932,490 employed persons for the month. Miami added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 12,556 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,600,200 +100 +60,500
CPS 2,932,490 +12,556 +49,998

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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 2,600,200.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Miami is at a new high of 2,932,490.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 2,600,200 100 2,932,490 12,556
November 2016 2,600,100 11,700 2,919,934 15,876
October 2016 2,588,400 3,900 2,904,058 13,791
September 2016 2,584,500 3,900 2,890,267 5,756
August 2016 2,580,600 -9,900 2,884,511 42
July 2016 2,590,500 20,200 2,884,469 18,427
June 2016 2,570,300 15,700 2,866,042 -153
May 2016 2,554,600 300 2,866,195 -2,921
April 2016 2,554,300 13,900 2,869,116 -12,561
March 2016 2,540,400 -1,700 2,881,677 -6,595
February 2016 2,542,100 -1,100 2,888,272 832
January 2016 2,543,200 3,500 2,887,440 4,948