Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 767,600 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 797,028 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,873 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, Virginia
CES employment for Virginia Beach peaked in July 2007 at 781,600. Since then 14,000 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey. From a trough of 733,800 in February 2010, Virginia Beach has gained 33,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 801,786 for Virginia Beach in December 2015. 4,758 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 789,348, Virginia Beach has added 7,680 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History