Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,493,800 jobs in New York in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,195,772 employed persons for the month. New York lost 4,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 66,392 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,493,800 -4,200 +114,300
CPS 9,195,772 +66,392 +105,107

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 peaked in February 2017 for New York at 9,498,000. Since then 4,200 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in New York for March 2017 is at a new high of 9,195,772.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 9,493,800 -4,200 9,195,772 66,392
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
May 2016 9,363,600 -24,800 9,073,482 -8,484
April 2016 9,388,400 8,900 9,081,966 -8,699