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Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,450,100 jobs in Tampa, Florida in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,569,662 employed persons for the month. Tampa added 8,500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,799 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tampa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,450,100 +8,500 +73,100
CPS 1,569,662 +7,799 +82,525

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 1,450,100.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Tampa is at a new high of 1,569,662.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Tampa, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,450,100 8,500 1,569,662 7,799
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
November 2021 1,423,100 3,200 1,537,326 1,379
October 2021 1,419,900 2,300 1,535,947 7,368
September 2021 1,417,600 7,300 1,528,579 9,579
August 2021 1,410,300 1,800 1,519,000 9,891
July 2021 1,408,500 11,400 1,509,109 8,860
June 2021 1,397,100 9,800 1,500,249 6,857
May 2021 1,387,300 10,300 1,493,392 6,255