Department of Numbers

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,280,400 jobs in Orlando, Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,293,745 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 3,800 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 14,780 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,280,400 +3,800 +42,300
CPS 1,293,745 +14,780 +54,557

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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 1,280,400.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Orlando is at a new high of 1,293,745.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,280,400 3,800 1,293,745 14,780
January 2018 1,276,600 6,400 1,278,965 18,595
December 2017 1,270,200 8,400 1,260,370 5,409
November 2017 1,261,800 6,400 1,254,961 -3,197
October 2017 1,255,400 20,700 1,258,158 -4,904
September 2017 1,234,700 -15,700 1,263,062 12,134
August 2017 1,250,400 1,900 1,250,928 1,229
July 2017 1,248,500 1,300 1,249,699 -1,511
June 2017 1,247,200 5,300 1,251,210 -254
May 2017 1,241,900 -800 1,251,464 3,689
April 2017 1,242,700 2,700 1,247,775 3,026
March 2017 1,240,000 1,900 1,244,749 5,561