Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 768,600 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 784,032 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach added 1,600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,747 (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 January 2020 at 804,500. Since then 35,900 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey. From a trough of 699,800 in April 2020, Virginia Beach has gained 68,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 841,260 for Virginia Beach in February 2020. 57,228 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 733,684, Virginia Beach has added 50,348 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History