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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Job Growth

There were 178,200 jobs in Pensacola, Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 216,770 employed persons for the month. Pensacola lost 500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,222 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Pensacola job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 178,200 -500 +1,700
CPS 216,770 +1,222 +5,827

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 January 2018 at 178,700. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Pensacola according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Pensacola is at a new high of 216,770.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Pensacola, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 178,200 -500 216,770 1,222
January 2018 178,700 100 215,548 2,993
December 2017 178,600 100 212,555 -744
November 2017 178,500 300 213,299 -626
October 2017 178,200 700 213,925 -492
September 2017 177,500 500 214,417 2,580
August 2017 177,000 100 211,837 383
July 2017 176,900 -800 211,454 -379
June 2017 177,700 1,000 211,833 353
May 2017 176,700 -200 211,480 -1,151
April 2017 176,900 400 212,631 44
March 2017 176,500 0 212,587 1,644