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

There were 2,659,400 jobs in Miami, Florida in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,049,958 employed persons for the month. Miami added 2,600 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,657 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,659,400 +2,600 +21,800
CPS 3,049,958 +11,657 +47,967

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 May 2018 is at a new high of 2,659,400.

CPS employment in May 2018 for Miami is at a new high of 3,049,958.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 2,659,400 2,600 3,049,958 11,657
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
October 2017 2,636,800 59,300 3,008,282 -252
September 2017 2,577,500 -66,800 3,008,534 -421
August 2017 2,644,300 -2,200 3,008,955 -2,127
July 2017 2,646,500 2,000 3,011,082 3,675
June 2017 2,644,500 6,900 3,007,407 5,416