Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York Job Growth
There were 468,500 jobs in Albany, New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 429,942 employed persons for the month. Albany added 1,500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,510 (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 February 2017 at 469,500. Since then 1,000 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 465,000 in June 2017, Albany has gained 3,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 439,129 for Albany in November 2006. 9,187 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey. From a June 2011 low of 414,711, Albany has added 15,231 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albany, New York Employment History