Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth
There were 1,199,600 jobs in Orlando, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,212,961 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 11,200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,507 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 1,343,700. Since then 144,100 jobs have been lost in Orlando according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,088,700 in May 2020, Orlando has gained 110,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,346,509 for Orlando in February 2020. 133,548 jobs have been lost in Orlando since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 1,039,214, Orlando has added 173,747 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Orlando, Florida Employment History