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

There were 2,625,500 jobs in Miami, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,974,199 employed persons for the month. Miami added 1,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 13,153 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,625,500 +1,500 +58,600
CPS 2,974,199 +13,153 +84,052

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 January 2017 at 2,626,000. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Miami according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,624,000 in February 2017, Miami has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Miami is at a new high of 2,974,199.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 2,625,500 1,500 2,974,199 13,153
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
August 2016 2,598,500 3,500 2,909,086 6,906
July 2016 2,595,000 15,500 2,902,180 9,975
June 2016 2,579,500 1,300 2,892,205 7,580
May 2016 2,578,200 3,500 2,884,625 -699
April 2016 2,574,700 7,800 2,885,324 -4,823