Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth
There were 713,300 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 755,920 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 3,300 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,285 (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 August 2018 at 714,800. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 710,000 in November 2018, Jacksonville has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 756,859 for Jacksonville in July 2018. 939 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 753,635, Jacksonville has added 2,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jacksonville, Florida Employment History