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

There were 2,658,900 jobs in Miami, Florida in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,015,759 employed persons for the month. Miami added 15,500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 12,976 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,658,900 +15,500 +129,500
CPS 3,015,759 +12,976 +218,743

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 peaked in February 2020 at 2,754,100. Since then 95,200 jobs have been lost in Miami according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,308,600 in April 2020, Miami has gained 350,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,108,238 for Miami in February 2020. 92,479 jobs have been lost in Miami since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,476,391, Miami has added 539,368 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 2,658,900 15,500 3,015,759 12,976
October 2021 2,643,400 15,600 3,002,783 10,226
September 2021 2,627,800 9,100 2,992,557 12,807
August 2021 2,618,700 6,200 2,979,750 16,061
July 2021 2,612,500 17,300 2,963,689 61,138
June 2021 2,595,200 16,400 2,902,551 16,953
May 2021 2,578,800 11,100 2,885,598 15,403
April 2021 2,567,700 7,700 2,870,195 28,255
March 2021 2,560,000 7,600 2,841,940 14,282
February 2021 2,552,400 7,500 2,827,658 17,868
January 2021 2,544,900 3,700 2,809,790 13,552
December 2020 2,541,200 11,800 2,796,238 -778