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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 180,800 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 184,552 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 800 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,575 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,800 +800 +5,500
CPS 184,552 +1,575 +7,085

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

Tallahassee, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Tallahassee peaked in November 2016 at 180,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 178,500 in January 2017, Tallahassee has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Tallahassee is at a new high of 184,552.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 180,800 800 184,552 1,575
February 2017 180,000 1,500 182,977 1,009
January 2017 178,500 -2,000 181,968 243
December 2016 180,500 -400 181,725 516
November 2016 180,900 1,100 181,209 642
October 2016 179,800 1,000 180,567 555
September 2016 178,800 400 180,012 470
August 2016 178,400 200 179,542 516
July 2016 178,200 1,500 179,026 537
June 2016 176,700 200 178,489 417
May 2016 176,500 400 178,072 315
April 2016 176,100 800 177,757 290