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Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 761,400 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 796,808 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 1,200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,532 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 761,400 +1,200 +36,300
CPS 796,808 +4,532 +40,847

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 2022 at 761,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 760,200 in March 2022, Jacksonville has gained 1,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 796,808.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 761,400 1,200 796,808 4,532
March 2022 760,200 -1,700 792,276 4,861
February 2022 761,900 7,800 787,415 4,692
January 2022 754,100 5,300 782,723 5,285
December 2021 748,800 800 777,438 -343
November 2021 748,000 1,200 777,781 708
October 2021 746,800 8,900 777,073 3,544
September 2021 737,900 700 773,529 4,467
August 2021 737,200 2,700 769,062 4,383
July 2021 734,500 3,900 764,679 3,737
June 2021 730,600 2,100 760,942 2,664
May 2021 728,500 3,400 758,278 2,317