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Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth

There were 237,700 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 286,759 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 1,900 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,545 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 237,700 +1,900 +11,600
CPS 286,759 +1,545 +17,874

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

Palm Bay, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, Florida

CES employment for Palm Bay in November 2021 is at a new high of 237,700.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 286,759.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Palm Bay, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 237,700 1,900 286,759 1,545
October 2021 235,800 600 285,214 1,169
September 2021 235,200 1,700 284,045 1,353
August 2021 233,500 1,400 282,692 1,603
July 2021 232,100 200 281,089 1,446
June 2021 231,900 2,500 279,643 1,458
May 2021 229,400 -300 278,185 1,049
April 2021 229,700 700 277,136 1,133
March 2021 229,000 1,400 276,003 938
February 2021 227,600 200 275,065 816
January 2021 227,400 800 274,249 4,352
December 2020 226,600 500 269,897 1,012