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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 184,500 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 221,226 employed persons for the month. Pensacola added 900 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 345 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,500 +900 +5,100
CPS 221,226 +345 +5,146

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 184,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 222,193 for Pensacola in November 2018. 967 jobs have been lost in Pensacola since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 220,881, Pensacola has added 345 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 184,500 900 221,226 345
January 2019 183,600 -400 220,881 -912
December 2018 184,000 200 221,793 -400
November 2018 183,800 600 222,193 1,366
October 2018 183,200 600 220,827 2,504
September 2018 182,600 300 218,323 2,170
August 2018 182,300 0 216,153 -1,029
July 2018 182,300 1,200 217,182 869
June 2018 181,100 500 216,313 61
May 2018 180,600 0 216,252 494
April 2018 180,600 900 215,758 -314
March 2018 179,700 300 216,072 -8