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Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,342,100 jobs in Orlando, Florida in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,329,626 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 4,200 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,187 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,342,100 +4,200 +111,800
CPS 1,329,626 +6,187 +107,168

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

Orlando, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Orlando peaked in February 2020 at 1,348,500. Since then 6,400 jobs have been lost in Orlando according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,089,700 in May 2020, Orlando has gained 252,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,335,901 for Orlando in February 2020. 6,275 jobs have been lost in Orlando since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 1,042,613, Orlando has added 287,013 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 1,342,100 4,200 1,329,626 6,187
February 2022 1,337,900 5,800 1,323,439 7,090
January 2022 1,332,100 5,000 1,316,349 10,481
December 2021 1,327,100 5,000 1,305,868 -1,125
November 2021 1,322,100 5,600 1,306,993 1,440
October 2021 1,316,500 9,800 1,305,553 8,848
September 2021 1,306,700 2,900 1,296,705 11,708
August 2021 1,303,800 5,900 1,284,997 12,390
July 2021 1,297,900 33,500 1,272,607 23,882
June 2021 1,264,400 13,800 1,248,725 9,361
May 2021 1,250,600 10,500 1,239,364 8,719
April 2021 1,240,100 9,800 1,230,645 8,187