Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 700,500 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 745,682 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,712 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 700,500 +500 +18,100
CPS 745,682 +3,712 +24,422

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Jacksonville, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jacksonville 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 for Jacksonville, Florida

CES employment for Jacksonville in February 2018 is at a new high of 700,500.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 745,682.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 700,500 500 745,682 3,712
January 2018 700,000 500 741,970 12,112
December 2017 699,500 400 729,858 310
November 2017 699,100 1,000 729,548 341
October 2017 698,100 13,100 729,207 -1,868
September 2017 685,000 -8,700 731,075 3,654
August 2017 693,700 1,300 727,421 118
July 2017 692,400 2,300 727,303 -679
June 2017 690,100 1,800 727,982 3,490
May 2017 688,300 2,300 724,492 69
April 2017 686,000 2,300 724,423 -633
March 2017 683,700 1,300 725,056 3,796