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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 177,900 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 212,217 employed persons for the month. Pensacola added 1,300 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 763 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 177,900 +1,300 +4,300
CPS 212,217 +763 +5,851

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 in August 2017 is at a new high of 177,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 212,631 for Pensacola in April 2017. 414 jobs have been lost in Pensacola since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 211,454, Pensacola has added 763 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 177,900 1,300 212,217 763
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
November 2016 174,000 300 208,142 389
October 2016 173,700 -1,100 207,753 635
September 2016 174,800 1,200 207,118 752