Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,398,300 jobs in New York in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,133,974 employed persons for the month. New York added 4,400 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 19,265 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,398,300 +4,400 +104,500
CPS 9,133,974 +19,265 -90,740

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 November 2016 for New York is at a new high of 9,398,300.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,333,231 in March 2016. 199,257 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 9,090,306, New York has added 43,668 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 9,398,300 4,400 9,133,974 19,265
October 2016 9,393,900 5,800 9,114,709 16,496
September 2016 9,388,100 2,000 9,098,213 7,907
August 2016 9,386,100 -10,900 9,090,306 -57,279
July 2016 9,397,000 36,400 9,147,585 -86,725
June 2016 9,360,600 23,100 9,234,310 -64,278
May 2016 9,337,500 -9,500 9,298,588 -24,520
April 2016 9,347,000 14,100 9,323,108 -10,123
March 2016 9,332,900 12,600 9,333,231 32,376
February 2016 9,320,300 21,800 9,300,855 38,307
January 2016 9,298,500 100 9,262,548 30,831
December 2015 9,298,400 4,600 9,231,717 7,003