Florida Job Growth
There were 8,617,700 jobs in Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,811,375 employed persons for the month. Florida added 39,900 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 57,544 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.
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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 9,072,100. Since then 454,400 jobs have been lost in Florida according to the employer survey. From a trough of 7,802,900 in April 2020, Florida has gained 814,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Florida reached a maximum of 10,116,910 in January 2020. 305,535 jobs have been lost in Florida since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 8,400,513, Florida has added 1,410,862 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Florida Employment History