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Binghamton, New York Job Growth

There were 104,100 jobs in Binghamton, New York in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,928 employed persons for the month. Binghamton added 100 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 552 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Binghamton job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,100 +100 +300
CPS 101,928 -552 -1,521

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Binghamton, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Binghamton 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 Binghamton, New York

CES employment for Binghamton peaked in April 2001 at 120,600. Since then 16,500 jobs have been lost in Binghamton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 103,100 in June 2015, Binghamton has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,916 for Binghamton in March 2001. 18,988 jobs have been lost in Binghamton since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Binghamton, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 104,100 100 101,928 -552
April 2017 104,000 -400 102,480 -175
March 2017 104,400 200 102,655 513
February 2017 104,200 400 102,142 117
January 2017 103,800 -600 102,025 -268
December 2016 104,400 -200 102,293 -232
November 2016 104,600 500 102,525 -112
October 2016 104,100 300 102,637 12
September 2016 103,800 100 102,625 -7
August 2016 103,700 -100 102,632 -89
July 2016 103,800 600 102,721 -268
June 2016 103,200 -600 102,989 -460