Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,960,200 jobs in Florida in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 10,149,852 employed persons for the month. Florida added 51,100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 50,056 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,960,200 +51,100 +485,600
CPS 10,149,852 +50,056 +664,550

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 111,900 jobs have been lost in Florida according to the employer survey. From a trough of 7,802,900 in April 2020, Florida has gained 1,157,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Florida for November 2021 is at a new high of 10,149,852.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 8,960,200 51,100 10,149,852 50,056
October 2021 8,909,100 48,200 10,099,796 44,219
September 2021 8,860,900 78,700 10,055,577 42,087
August 2021 8,782,200 20,500 10,013,490 64,937
July 2021 8,761,700 73,500 9,948,553 76,090
June 2021 8,688,200 71,300 9,872,463 60,542
May 2021 8,616,900 39,100 9,811,921 58,090
April 2021 8,577,800 25,800 9,753,831 58,251
March 2021 8,552,000 30,600 9,695,580 45,524
February 2021 8,521,400 28,900 9,650,056 62,997
January 2021 8,492,500 500 9,587,059 58,181
December 2020 8,492,000 17,400 9,528,878 43,576