Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,552,600 jobs in New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,254,598 employed persons for the month. New York added 24,900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,608 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,552,600 +24,900 +116,800
CPS 9,254,598 +12,608 +194,632

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 August 2017 for New York at 9,553,700. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 9,527,700 in October 2017, New York has gained 24,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,261,848 in May 2017. 7,250 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 9,191,233, New York has added 63,365 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 9,552,600 24,900 9,254,598 12,608
October 2017 9,527,700 -10,300 9,241,990 20,937
September 2017 9,538,000 -15,700 9,221,053 29,820
August 2017 9,553,700 5,900 9,191,233 -36,065
July 2017 9,547,800 14,600 9,227,298 -23,698
June 2017 9,533,200 28,400 9,250,996 -10,852
May 2017 9,504,800 19,800 9,261,848 14,551
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