Department of Numbers

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,321,000 jobs in Orlando, Florida in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,324,883 employed persons for the month. Orlando added 800 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 604 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Orlando job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,321,000 +800 +50,800
CPS 1,324,883 +604 +48,723

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 December 2018 is at a new high of 1,321,000.

CPS employment in December 2018 for Orlando is at a new high of 1,324,883.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Orlando, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 1,321,000 800 1,324,883 604
November 2018 1,320,200 4,700 1,324,279 5,221
October 2018 1,315,500 8,600 1,319,058 10,247
September 2018 1,306,900 2,300 1,308,811 8,526
August 2018 1,304,600 1,500 1,300,285 -5,368
July 2018 1,303,100 9,500 1,305,653 7,260
June 2018 1,293,600 8,300 1,298,393 5,647
May 2018 1,285,300 4,100 1,292,746 3,580
April 2018 1,281,200 -900 1,289,166 -4,957
March 2018 1,282,100 1,100 1,294,123 -1,249
February 2018 1,281,000 4,400 1,295,372 12,084
January 2018 1,276,600 6,400 1,283,288 7,128