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

There were 2,547,900 jobs in Miami, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,816,084 employed persons for the month. Miami added 2,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,102 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Miami job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,547,900 +2,000 -176,100
CPS 2,816,084 +3,102 -281,219

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 January 2020 at 2,734,100. Since then 186,200 jobs have been lost in Miami according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,342,600 in April 2020, Miami has gained 205,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 3,104,515 for Miami in February 2020. 288,431 jobs have been lost in Miami since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,411,749, Miami has added 404,335 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Miami, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 2,547,900 2,000 2,816,084 3,102
October 2020 2,545,900 12,500 2,812,982 7,195
September 2020 2,533,400 24,000 2,805,787 5,029
August 2020 2,509,400 -9,800 2,800,758 188,344
July 2020 2,519,200 -1,500 2,612,414 9,492
June 2020 2,520,700 99,000 2,602,922 135,317
May 2020 2,421,700 79,100 2,467,605 55,856
April 2020 2,342,600 -371,800 2,411,749 -542,022
March 2020 2,714,400 -17,300 2,953,771 -150,744
February 2020 2,731,700 -2,400 3,104,515 7,523
January 2020 2,734,100 6,400 3,096,992 -3,004
December 2019 2,727,700 3,700 3,099,996 2,693