Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia Job Growth
There were 796,700 jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 819,931 employed persons for the month. Virginia Beach added 2,500 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,712 (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 805,100. Since then 8,400 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach according to the employer survey. From a trough of 702,300 in April 2020, Virginia Beach has gained 94,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 854,032 for Virginia Beach in February 2020. 34,101 jobs have been lost in Virginia Beach since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 747,661, Virginia Beach has added 72,270 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Beach, Virginia Employment History