Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,699,400 jobs in Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,777,955 employed persons for the month. Florida added 26,700 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 23,546 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,699,400 +26,700 +167,800
CPS 9,777,955 +23,546 +190,820

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 in February 2018 for Florida is at a new high of 8,699,400.

CPS employment in Florida for February 2018 is at a new high of 9,777,955.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 8,699,400 26,700 9,777,955 23,546
January 2018 8,672,700 12,700 9,754,409 13,248
December 2017 8,660,000 28,600 9,741,161 -2,221
November 2017 8,631,400 16,700 9,743,382 -121
October 2017 8,614,700 179,600 9,743,503 9,699
September 2017 8,435,100 -166,900 9,733,804 14,561
August 2017 8,602,000 11,900 9,719,243 15,550
July 2017 8,590,100 1,200 9,703,693 17,641
June 2017 8,588,900 22,300 9,686,052 18,702
May 2017 8,566,600 14,600 9,667,350 22,852
April 2017 8,552,000 8,300 9,644,498 26,817
March 2017 8,543,700 12,100 9,617,681 30,546