Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 14.5% in May 2020.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted) was 8,076,400 jobs in May 2020.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a loss of 850,400 jobs (9.5%) since May 2019.

Official Data Release

2019 - 2021 Preliminary Short Term Projections - NEW

Second-quarter 2019 and 2021 Statewide Preliminary Short Term Projections by industry and occupation. Released March 2020

Labor Shed Reports - NEW

Labor Shed reports provide a high level summary of employment, demographics, and commuting patterns in a specified area. Released November 2019

Regional Labor Supply - NEW

The labor supply dashboard is designed to assist economic/workforce development with business recruitment. Released April 2019


Cheat Sheet

The Florida minimum wage is $8.56 per hour, effective January 1, 2020.

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Bureau of Workforce Statistics and Economic Research

(850) 245-7205

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
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Tallahassee, FL

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