Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,847,300 jobs in Florida in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,900,637 employed persons for the month. Florida added 17,800 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 18,660 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,847,300 +17,800 +232,600
CPS 9,900,637 +18,660 +157,134

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 October 2018 for Florida is at a new high of 8,847,300.

CPS employment in Florida for October 2018 is at a new high of 9,900,637.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 8,847,300 17,800 9,900,637 18,660
September 2018 8,829,500 4,000 9,881,977 14,010
August 2018 8,825,500 23,800 9,867,967 4,101
July 2018 8,801,700 28,400 9,863,866 17,777
June 2018 8,773,300 28,200 9,846,089 19,976
May 2018 8,745,100 13,400 9,826,113 19,254
April 2018 8,731,700 10,900 9,806,859 13,883
March 2018 8,720,800 17,800 9,792,976 14,920
February 2018 8,703,000 30,300 9,778,056 23,647
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