Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 726,100 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 757,233 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 500 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,020 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 726,100 +500 +14,700
CPS 757,233 +3,020 +8,701

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 August 2019 is at a new high of 726,100.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 757,233.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 726,100 500 757,233 3,020
July 2019 725,600 2,200 754,213 2,957
June 2019 723,400 3,600 751,256 2,223
May 2019 719,800 3,200 749,033 836
April 2019 716,600 1,800 748,197 -1,071
March 2019 714,800 1,000 749,268 -717
February 2019 713,800 900 749,985 299
January 2019 712,900 500 749,686 15
December 2018 712,400 3,700 749,671 15
November 2018 708,700 -2,600 749,656 89
October 2018 711,300 -1,300 749,567 448
September 2018 712,600 1,200 749,119 587