Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth
There were 179,700 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,449 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 889 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee 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.
Tallahassee, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee, Florida
CES employment for Tallahassee peaked in November 2019 at 187,300. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,100 in April 2020, Tallahassee has gained 12,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 189,677 for Tallahassee in January 2020. 4,228 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 163,162, Tallahassee has added 22,287 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tallahassee, Florida Employment History