Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,512,700 jobs in New York in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,263,293 employed persons for the month. New York added 27,700 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 15,996 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,512,700 +27,700 +149,100
CPS 9,263,293 +15,996 +189,811

New York Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New York 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 in New York

CES employment in May 2017 for New York is at a new high of 9,512,700.

CPS employment in New York for May 2017 is at a new high of 9,263,293.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 9,512,700 27,700 9,263,293 15,996
April 2017 9,485,000 4,400 9,247,297 52,062
March 2017 9,480,600 -17,400 9,195,235 65,855
February 2017 9,498,000 13,500 9,129,380 41,991
January 2017 9,484,500 26,200 9,087,389 30,274
December 2016 9,458,300 22,500 9,057,115 -2,851
November 2016 9,435,800 15,000 9,059,966 -2,631
October 2016 9,420,800 -5,700 9,062,597 -1,794
September 2016 9,426,500 5,100 9,064,391 -529
August 2016 9,421,400 4,700 9,064,920 -427
July 2016 9,416,700 34,200 9,065,347 -2,324
June 2016 9,382,500 18,900 9,067,671 -5,811