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Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,252,700 jobs in Orlando, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,251,072 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 700 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,373 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,252,700 +700 +39,300
CPS 1,251,072 +1,373 +49,320

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 August 2017 is at a new high of 1,252,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,251,464 for Orlando in May 2017. 392 jobs have been lost in Orlando since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 1,249,699, Orlando has added 1,373 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 1,252,700 700 1,251,072 1,373
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
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