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Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth

There were 245,100 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 290,028 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 1,000 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,322 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 245,100 +1,000 +8,600
CPS 290,028 +1,322 +9,395

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 245,100.

CPS employment in September 2022 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 290,028.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Palm Bay, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 245,100 1,000 290,028 1,322
August 2022 244,100 200 288,706 536
July 2022 243,900 1,000 288,170 502
June 2022 242,900 1,000 287,668 533
May 2022 241,900 800 287,135 498
April 2022 241,100 300 286,637 676
March 2022 240,800 300 285,961 949
February 2022 240,500 700 285,012 1,002
January 2022 239,800 -300 284,010 1,687
December 2021 240,100 700 282,323 -90
November 2021 239,400 1,600 282,413 380
October 2021 237,800 1,300 282,033 1,400