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

There were 9,571,600 jobs in New York, New York in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,559,468 employed persons for the month. New York added 29,600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9,245 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,571,600 +29,600 +142,900
CPS 9,559,468 +9,245 -95,761

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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 9,571,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 9,702,364 for New York in March 2016. 142,896 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 9,531,092, New York has added 28,376 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 9,571,600 29,600 9,559,468 9,245
November 2016 9,542,000 -9,700 9,550,223 5,973
October 2016 9,551,700 700 9,544,250 -12,642
September 2016 9,551,000 44,700 9,556,892 25,800
August 2016 9,506,300 -24,000 9,531,092 -18,924
July 2016 9,530,300 45,900 9,550,016 -34,807
June 2016 9,484,400 11,000 9,584,823 -37,804
May 2016 9,473,400 -12,200 9,622,627 -20,840
April 2016 9,485,600 8,400 9,643,467 -58,897
March 2016 9,477,200 35,300 9,702,364 25,487
February 2016 9,441,900 19,700 9,676,877 17,652
January 2016 9,422,200 -6,500 9,659,225 3,996