Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth
There were 227,100 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 272,475 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay lost 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,389 (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 7,100 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 19,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 280,822 for Palm Bay in December 2019. 8,347 jobs have been lost in Palm Bay since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 233,315, Palm Bay has added 39,160 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Palm Bay, Florida Employment History