Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 717,500 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 748,495 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 2,700 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 773 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 717,500 +2,700 +11,700
CPS 748,495 -773 +2,824

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 717,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 749,985 for Jacksonville in February 2019. 1,490 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 717,500 2,700 748,495 -773
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
August 2018 711,400 2,200 748,532 616
July 2018 709,200 -1,000 747,916 665
June 2018 710,200 2,200 747,251 695
May 2018 708,000 2,200 746,556 885