Employment Growth Trends – Tampa/St. Pete/Clearwater MSA | SEPT 2020
Which industries are growing and which are declining? – Employment & unemployment are important factors affecting the office market.
The Tampa area unemployment rate declined again this month, showing an improvement month-over-month from 6.8% in August to 6.1% in September, a decline of 0.7 percentage points.
📌 Two major industries gained jobs YOY in September:
The Government sector gained +2,400 jobs
The Manufacturing industry gained +800 jobs
📌 The industries losing the most jobs YOY in September:
The Leisure & Hospitality industry lost -34,200 jobs
The Professional & Business Services sector lost -12,600 jobs
The Florida unemployment rate was 7.6% for the month of September, up 0.3 percentage points from August. The number of private-sector jobs increased 36,100, up 0.5 percent from August 2020. Florida’s labor force was down 2,000 (-less than 0.1 percent) over the month
To get a full summary of Tampa’s MSA employment & unemployment for September 22020, download the one-sheet Tampa Employment Growth Report, or connect with me directly to ask how the current employment & unemployment situation can affect/benefit you!