Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,588,200 jobs in Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,494,423 employed persons for the month. Florida added 4,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 41,596 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,588,200 +4,000 -418,500
CPS 9,494,423 +41,596 -632,123

Florida Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Florida 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 in Florida

CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Florida at 9,071,600. Since then 483,400 jobs have been lost in Florida according to the employer survey. From a trough of 7,893,500 in April 2020, Florida has gained 694,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Florida reached a maximum of 10,164,675 in February 2020. 670,252 jobs have been lost in Florida since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 8,166,411, Florida has added 1,328,012 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 8,588,200 4,000 9,494,423 41,596
October 2020 8,584,200 42,600 9,452,827 60,743
September 2020 8,541,600 56,400 9,392,084 -9,854
August 2020 8,485,200 18,000 9,401,938 543,830
July 2020 8,467,200 79,400 8,858,108 109,503
June 2020 8,387,799 286,899 8,748,605 440,554
May 2020 8,100,900 207,400 8,308,051 141,640
April 2020 7,893,500 -1,082,800 8,166,411 -1,707,466
March 2020 8,976,300 -95,300 9,873,877 -290,798
February 2020 9,071,600 2,800 10,164,675 15,746
January 2020 9,068,800 37,400 10,148,929 27,335
December 2019 9,031,400 24,700 10,121,594 -4,952