Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth
There were 207,700 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 247,503 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,202 (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 May 2006 at 216,600. Since then 8,900 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 192,400 in June 2013, Palm Bay has gained 15,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 257,970 for Palm Bay in May 2006. 10,467 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 233,042, Palm Bay has added 14,461 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Palm Bay, Florida Employment History