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Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth

There were 230,800 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 274,058 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 1,900 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,285 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 230,800 +1,900 +10,500
CPS 274,058 +3,285 +14,491

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 230,800.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 274,058.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Palm Bay, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 230,800 1,900 274,058 3,285
January 2019 228,900 2,000 270,773 4,630
December 2018 226,900 1,000 266,143 -19
November 2018 225,900 700 266,162 409
October 2018 225,200 300 265,753 2,741
September 2018 224,900 200 263,012 2,425
August 2018 224,700 600 260,587 -910
July 2018 224,100 700 261,497 684
June 2018 223,400 900 260,813 -797
May 2018 222,500 800 261,610 1,220
April 2018 221,700 -500 260,390 212
March 2018 222,200 1,900 260,178 611