Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 780,800 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 818,602 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach added 2,500 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 11,965 (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 June 2017 at 781,800. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey. From a trough of 777,300 in December 2017, Virginia Beach has gained 3,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2018 for Virginia Beach is at a new high of 818,602.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History