Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth
There were 719,800 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 772,411 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,804 (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 732,600. Since then 12,800 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 651,100 in April 2020, Jacksonville has gained 68,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 776,066 for Jacksonville in February 2020. 3,655 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 656,127, Jacksonville has added 116,284 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jacksonville, Florida Employment History