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Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,236,100 jobs in Orlando, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,244,874 employed persons for the month. Orlando lost 2,700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,686 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,236,100 -2,700 +43,000
CPS 1,244,874 +5,686 +54,649

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 peaked in January 2017 at 1,239,700. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Orlando according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Orlando is at a new high of 1,244,874.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,236,100 -2,700 1,244,874 5,686
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
November 2016 1,222,900 4,700 1,211,310 3,965
October 2016 1,218,200 -200 1,207,345 3,071
September 2016 1,218,400 5,000 1,204,274 2,522
August 2016 1,213,400 1,900 1,201,752 3,041
July 2016 1,211,500 10,300 1,198,711 3,879
June 2016 1,201,200 2,100 1,194,832 3,235
May 2016 1,199,100 2,900 1,191,597 1,252
April 2016 1,196,200 3,100 1,190,345 120