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Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 2,698,400 jobs in Miami, Florida in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,033,167 employed persons for the month. Miami added 8,600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,258 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,698,400 +8,600 +61,600
CPS 3,033,167 +1,258 +24,885

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Miami, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Miami 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 Miami, Florida

CES employment for Miami in October 2018 is at a new high of 2,698,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,056,009 for Miami in June 2018. 22,842 jobs have been lost in Miami since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 3,017,334, Miami has added 15,833 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 2,698,400 8,600 3,033,167 1,258
September 2018 2,689,800 5,600 3,031,909 14,575
August 2018 2,684,200 9,500 3,017,334 -27,068
July 2018 2,674,700 -400 3,044,402 -11,607
June 2018 2,675,100 14,600 3,056,009 5,442
May 2018 2,660,500 3,700 3,050,567 12,266
April 2018 2,656,800 -100 3,038,301 3,771
March 2018 2,656,900 -1,300 3,034,530 186
February 2018 2,658,200 15,200 3,034,344 28,218
January 2018 2,643,000 400 3,006,126 -6,140
December 2017 2,642,600 4,900 3,012,266 2,932
November 2017 2,637,700 900 3,009,334 1,052