Department of Numbers

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,495,200 jobs in Tampa, Florida in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,613,398 employed persons for the month. Tampa added 5,100 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,912 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tampa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,495,200 +5,100 +72,100
CPS 1,613,398 +5,912 +76,072

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Tampa, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Tampa 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 Tampa, Florida

CES employment for Tampa in November 2022 is at a new high of 1,495,200.

CPS employment in November 2022 for Tampa is at a new high of 1,613,398.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

Tampa, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 1,495,200 5,100 1,613,398 5,912
October 2022 1,490,100 7,700 1,607,486 5,990
September 2022 1,482,400 8,500 1,601,496 7,313
August 2022 1,473,900 4,700 1,594,183 6,544
July 2022 1,469,200 10,300 1,587,639 6,111
June 2022 1,458,900 2,800 1,581,528 5,150
May 2022 1,456,100 5,300 1,576,378 6,514
April 2022 1,450,800 9,200 1,569,864 8,001
March 2022 1,441,600 1,500 1,561,863 7,406
February 2022 1,440,100 3,300 1,554,457 7,370
January 2022 1,436,800 7,900 1,547,087 10,539
December 2021 1,428,900 5,800 1,536,548 -778