Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 710,700 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 752,541 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 3,600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,158 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 710,700 +3,600 +22,400
CPS 752,541 +4,158 +23,983

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 May 2018 is at a new high of 710,700.

CPS employment in May 2018 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 752,541.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 710,700 3,600 752,541 4,158
April 2018 707,100 3,500 748,383 -160
March 2018 703,600 1,900 748,543 -199
February 2018 701,700 1,700 748,742 3,549
January 2018 700,000 500 745,193 1,281
December 2017 699,500 400 743,912 1,611
November 2017 699,100 1,000 742,301 1,058
October 2017 698,100 13,100 741,243 1,727
September 2017 685,000 -8,700 739,516 3,425
August 2017 693,700 1,300 736,091 3,100
July 2017 692,400 2,300 732,991 2,366
June 2017 690,100 1,800 730,625 2,067