Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 792,100 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 829,232 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach added 1,000 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,854 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, Virginia
CES employment for Virginia Beach peaked in March 2018 at 793,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey. From a trough of 787,200 in October 2018, Virginia Beach has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 830,770 for Virginia Beach in July 2018. 1,538 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 823,308, Virginia Beach has added 5,924 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History