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

There were 2,765,700 jobs in Miami, Florida in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,035,031 employed persons for the month. Miami added 14,000 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,178 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,765,700 +14,000 +150,700
CPS 3,035,031 +8,178 +158,649

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 2,765,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,107,891 for Miami in February 2020. 72,860 jobs have been lost in Miami since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,415,401, Miami has added 619,630 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 2,765,700 14,000 3,035,031 8,178
March 2022 2,751,700 4,400 3,026,853 15,113
February 2022 2,747,300 10,400 3,011,740 15,930
January 2022 2,736,900 9,200 2,995,810 14,946
December 2021 2,727,700 10,800 2,980,864 -2,173
November 2021 2,716,900 10,700 2,983,037 650
October 2021 2,706,200 21,900 2,982,387 11,841
September 2021 2,684,300 -800 2,970,546 17,355
August 2021 2,685,100 -2,100 2,953,191 20,131
July 2021 2,687,200 43,100 2,933,060 20,346
June 2021 2,644,100 11,900 2,912,714 18,323
May 2021 2,632,200 17,200 2,894,391 18,009