Department of Numbers

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,260,300 jobs in Orlando, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,255,405 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 5,100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,753 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,260,300 +5,100 +37,400
CPS 1,255,405 -2,753 +44,095

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

Orlando, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Orlando in November 2017 is at a new high of 1,260,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,263,062 for Orlando in September 2017. 7,657 jobs have been lost in Orlando since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,260,300 5,100 1,255,405 -2,753
October 2017 1,255,200 11,000 1,258,158 -4,904
September 2017 1,244,200 -8,200 1,263,062 12,134
August 2017 1,252,400 400 1,250,928 1,229
July 2017 1,252,000 6,800 1,249,699 -1,511
June 2017 1,245,200 -3,700 1,251,210 -254
May 2017 1,248,900 11,700 1,251,464 3,689
April 2017 1,237,200 2,800 1,247,775 3,026
March 2017 1,234,400 -4,400 1,244,749 5,561
February 2017 1,238,800 -900 1,239,188 14,306
January 2017 1,239,700 15,200 1,224,882 9,693
December 2016 1,224,500 1,600 1,215,189 3,879