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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 183,800 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 186,193 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee lost 300 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 76 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 183,800 -300 +5,400
CPS 186,193 +76 +6,651

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 July 2017 at 184,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 186,251 for Tallahassee in June 2017. 58 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 186,117, Tallahassee has added 76 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 183,800 -300 186,193 76
July 2017 184,100 700 186,117 -134
June 2017 183,400 800 186,251 498
May 2017 182,600 1,000 185,753 818
April 2017 181,600 700 184,935 244
March 2017 180,900 900 184,691 1,714
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