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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 176,600 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 213,336 employed persons for the month. Pensacola added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 589 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 176,600 +100 +2,600
CPS 213,336 -589 +5,194

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

Pensacola, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Pensacola peaked in August 2017 at 177,300. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Pensacola according to the employer survey. From a trough of 176,000 in September 2017, Pensacola has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 214,417 for Pensacola in September 2017. 1,081 jobs have been lost in Pensacola since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 176,600 100 213,336 -589
October 2017 176,500 500 213,925 -492
September 2017 176,000 -1,300 214,417 2,580
August 2017 177,300 700 211,837 383
July 2017 176,600 -300 211,454 -379
June 2017 176,900 500 211,833 353
May 2017 176,400 -200 211,480 -1,151
April 2017 176,600 700 212,631 44
March 2017 175,900 300 212,587 1,644
February 2017 175,600 1,000 210,943 1,922
January 2017 174,600 600 209,021 700
December 2016 174,000 0 208,321 179