Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York Job Growth
There were 457,900 jobs in Albany, New York in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 424,713 employed persons for the month. Albany added 1,100 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 314 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Albany, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albany 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 for Albany, New York
CES employment for Albany peaked in January 2016 at 459,300. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 454,800 in May 2016, Albany has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 439,129 for Albany in November 2006. 14,416 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a June 2011 low of 414,711, Albany has added 10,002 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albany, New York Employment History