Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Job Growth
There were 1,360,000 jobs in Tampa, Florida in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,493,490 employed persons for the month. Tampa added 1,600 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 892 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tampa 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.
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 December 2018 is at a new high of 1,360,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,494,382 for Tampa in November 2018. 892 jobs have been lost in Tampa since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Tampa, Florida Employment History