Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth
There were 233,300 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 282,665 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 1,200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,576 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in January 2020 at 234,200. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay according to the employer survey. From a trough of 207,400 in April 2020, Palm Bay has gained 25,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in August 2021 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 282,665.
Employment: CES, CPS
Palm Bay, Florida Employment History