Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth
There were 230,000 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 278,353 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,217 (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 4,200 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 22,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 280,021 for Palm Bay in February 2020. 1,668 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 236,063, Palm Bay has added 42,290 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Palm Bay, Florida Employment History