Northeast Florida Monthly Employment Report April

Northeast Florida Monthly Employment Report April 2024

FloridaCommerce has announced that the unemployment rate for the Jacksonville region was 3.2 percent in April 2024 – a slight decrease from 3.4 percent in March 2024. St. Johns County saw their unemployment numbers drop below 3.0%.

Of the 875,794 people counted as part of the area’s workforce in April, there were 28,453 unemployed residents in the region – down from 30,262 unemployed residents in March.

Regional Employment Update

In April CareerSource Northeast Florida reported that St. John’s County continued to have the lowest unemployment rate in the region (2.9 percent), followed by Nassau County (3.0 percent), Baker County (3.2 percent), Clay County (3.2 percent), Duval County (3.3 percent) and Putnam County (4.1 percent).

In April, CareerSource NEFL received just over 1,800 job postings from its partner-employers. For employers that are interested CareerSource NEFL hosts “Recruitment Wednesdays” beginning at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday at its Southside Career Center, located at 11268 Beach Blvd., where job seekers can meet with three-to-six employers hiring for current job openings. Contact CareerSource Northeast Florida for more information.