Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth
There were 215,800 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 257,424 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,214 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Palm Bay, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, Florida
CES employment for Palm Bay peaked in August 2017 at 217,600. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 213,400 in September 2017, Palm Bay has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 259,345 for Palm Bay in September 2017. 1,921 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Palm Bay, Florida Employment History