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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 184,000 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 220,500 employed persons for the month. Pensacola lost 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 624 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,000 -100 +800
CPS 220,500 +624 +193

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 May 2019 at 184,500. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Pensacola according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 221,039 for Pensacola in February 2019. 539 jobs have been lost in Pensacola since then according to the household survey. From a August 2019 low of 219,481, Pensacola has added 1,019 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 184,000 -100 220,500 624
September 2019 184,100 0 219,876 395
August 2019 184,100 0 219,481 -26
July 2019 184,100 -300 219,507 -37
June 2019 184,400 -100 219,544 -255
May 2019 184,500 200 219,799 -305
April 2019 184,300 1,400 220,104 -504
March 2019 182,900 -1,000 220,608 -431
February 2019 183,900 300 221,039 213
January 2019 183,600 -400 220,826 464
December 2018 184,000 200 220,362 -77
November 2018 183,800 600 220,439 132