Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,932,300 jobs in Florida in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,986,015 employed persons for the month. Florida added 11,500 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 11 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,932,300 +11,500 +209,700
CPS 9,986,015 -11 +187,689

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 March 2019 for Florida is at a new high of 8,932,300.

CPS employment in Florida reached a maximum of 9,986,026 in February 2019. 11 jobs have been lost in Florida since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2019

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2019 8,932,300 11,500 9,986,015 -11
February 2019 8,920,800 24,400 9,986,026 18,153
January 2019 8,896,400 4,400 9,967,873 21,261
December 2018 8,892,000 19,500 9,946,612 -1,951
November 2018 8,872,500 22,100 9,948,563 3,988
October 2018 8,850,400 22,400 9,944,575 21,357
September 2018 8,828,000 16,100 9,923,218 26,637
August 2018 8,811,900 27,100 9,896,581 25,132
July 2018 8,784,800 17,100 9,871,449 21,781
June 2018 8,767,700 20,900 9,849,668 16,304
May 2018 8,746,800 10,200 9,833,364 16,215
April 2018 8,736,600 14,000 9,817,149 18,823