Department of Numbers

Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 183,800 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,080 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 695 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 183,800 +300 +3,500
CPS 187,080 +695 +2,877

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 183,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 187,274 for Tallahassee in June 2018. 194 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 186,385, Tallahassee has added 695 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 183,800 300 187,080 695
September 2018 183,500 500 186,385 -123
August 2018 183,000 -100 186,508 -608
July 2018 183,100 300 187,116 -158
June 2018 182,800 300 187,274 360
May 2018 182,500 -100 186,914 550
April 2018 182,600 1,000 186,364 -301
March 2018 181,600 -200 186,665 -95
February 2018 181,800 400 186,760 537
January 2018 181,400 600 186,223 1,244
December 2017 180,800 800 184,979 501
November 2017 180,000 -300 184,478 275