Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Job Growth
There were 1,300,100 jobs in Tampa, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,419,427 employed persons for the month. Tampa lost 2,800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,107 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tampa 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.
Tampa, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tampa 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 Tampa, Florida
CES employment for Tampa peaked in November 2016 at 1,302,900. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in Tampa according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Tampa is at a new high of 1,419,427.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tampa, Florida Employment History