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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 186,900 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 227,548 employed persons for the month. Pensacola added 600 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 895 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 186,900 +600 +5,900
CPS 227,548 +895 +19,479

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Pensacola, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Pensacola 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 Pensacola, Florida

CES employment for Pensacola peaked in February 2020 at 188,700. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Pensacola according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,800 in April 2020, Pensacola has gained 19,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2021 for Pensacola is at a new high of 227,548.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 186,900 600 227,548 895
June 2021 186,300 700 226,653 721
May 2021 185,600 300 225,932 919
April 2021 185,300 0 225,013 1,288
March 2021 185,300 -600 223,725 1,459
February 2021 185,900 1,200 222,266 1,995
January 2021 184,700 900 220,271 1,944
December 2020 183,800 900 218,327 415
November 2020 182,900 400 217,912 1,007
October 2020 182,500 300 216,905 2,244
September 2020 182,200 800 214,661 3,009
August 2020 181,400 400 211,652 3,583