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Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Job Growth

There were 1,412,000 jobs in Tampa, Florida in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,521,789 employed persons for the month. Tampa added 9,800 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,585 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tampa job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,412,000 +9,800 +40,600
CPS 1,521,789 +6,585 +34,747

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 January 2020 is at a new high of 1,412,000.

CPS employment in January 2020 for Tampa is at a new high of 1,521,789.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2020

Tampa, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2020 1,412,000 9,800 1,521,789 6,585
December 2019 1,402,200 3,000 1,515,204 4,619
November 2019 1,399,200 1,100 1,510,585 5,081
October 2019 1,398,100 6,800 1,505,504 6,033
September 2019 1,391,300 3,300 1,499,471 6,188
August 2019 1,388,000 1,100 1,493,283 4,123
July 2019 1,386,900 5,000 1,489,160 3,442
June 2019 1,381,900 2,300 1,485,718 1,715
May 2019 1,379,600 3,100 1,484,003 2
April 2019 1,376,500 1,500 1,484,001 -2,293
March 2019 1,375,000 -300 1,486,294 -1,094
February 2019 1,375,300 3,900 1,487,388 346