Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth
There were 699,900 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 722,425 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 6,600 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 39,071 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in February 2020 at 740,200. Since then 40,300 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 648,400 in April 2020, Jacksonville has gained 51,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 777,282 for Jacksonville in December 2019. 54,857 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 628,092, Jacksonville has added 94,333 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jacksonville, Florida Employment History