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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 182,400 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,776 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 568 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 182,400 +500 +4,300
CPS 189,776 +568 +9,181

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 4,900 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,100 in April 2020, Tallahassee has gained 15,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Tallahassee is at a new high of 189,776.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 182,400 500 189,776 568
October 2021 181,900 200 189,208 475
September 2021 181,700 900 188,733 382
August 2021 180,800 0 188,351 887
July 2021 180,800 -100 187,464 955
June 2021 180,900 900 186,509 1,056
May 2021 180,000 800 185,453 893
April 2021 179,200 -100 184,560 898
March 2021 179,300 100 183,662 1,101
February 2021 179,200 400 182,561 916
January 2021 178,800 2,300 181,645 682
December 2020 176,500 -1,600 180,963 368