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Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,442,700 jobs in Orlando, Florida in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,439,347 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 1,600 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,581 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,442,700 +1,600 +31,400
CPS 1,439,347 +3,581 +40,468

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 July 2023 at 1,443,000. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Orlando according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,441,100 in August 2023, Orlando has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in September 2023 for Orlando is at a new high of 1,439,347.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2023

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2023 1,442,700 1,600 1,439,347 3,581
August 2023 1,441,100 -1,900 1,435,766 4,197
July 2023 1,443,000 1,300 1,431,569 2,838
June 2023 1,441,700 600 1,428,731 3,805
May 2023 1,441,100 2,400 1,424,926 2,431
April 2023 1,438,700 1,100 1,422,495 5,623
March 2023 1,437,600 5,300 1,416,872 5,369
February 2023 1,432,300 5,200 1,411,503 5,237
January 2023 1,427,100 4,200 1,406,266 4,434
December 2022 1,422,900 6,800 1,401,832 -670
November 2022 1,416,100 6,400 1,402,502 143
October 2022 1,409,700 -1,600 1,402,359 3,480