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New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York Job Growth

There were 9,667,200 jobs in New York, New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,599,809 employed persons for the month. New York added 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 40,145 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,667,200 +600 +87,500
CPS 9,599,809 -40,145 +103,451

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

New York, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show 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 for New York, New York

CES employment for New York peaked in August 2017 at 9,674,000. Since then 6,800 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 9,652,000 in September 2017, New York has gained 15,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 9,680,136 for New York in July 2017. 80,327 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 9,667,200 600 9,599,809 -40,145
October 2017 9,666,600 14,600 9,639,954 -32,437
September 2017 9,652,000 -22,000 9,672,391 25,463
August 2017 9,674,000 4,700 9,646,928 -33,208
July 2017 9,669,300 12,500 9,680,136 28,046
June 2017 9,656,800 27,200 9,652,090 6,078
May 2017 9,629,600 29,500 9,646,012 -13,805
April 2017 9,600,100 -7,200 9,659,817 18,080
March 2017 9,607,300 -27,500 9,641,737 65,148
February 2017 9,634,800 27,900 9,576,589 44,536
January 2017 9,606,900 1,200 9,532,053 45,723
December 2016 9,605,700 26,000 9,486,330 -10,028