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

There were 9,607,400 jobs in New York, New York in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,640,099 employed persons for the month. New York lost 27,400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 63,510 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,607,400 -27,400 +111,200
CPS 9,640,099 +63,510 +82,483

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 February 2017 at 9,634,800. Since then 27,400 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for New York is at a new high of 9,640,099.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 9,607,400 -27,400 9,640,099 63,510
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
November 2016 9,579,700 5,200 9,496,358 -8,504
October 2016 9,574,500 10,200 9,504,862 -6,858
September 2016 9,564,300 9,200 9,511,720 -8,123
August 2016 9,555,100 2,600 9,519,843 -5,193
July 2016 9,552,500 45,700 9,525,036 2,262
June 2016 9,506,800 22,800 9,522,774 2,197
May 2016 9,484,000 -15,500 9,520,577 -13,205
April 2016 9,499,500 3,300 9,533,782 -23,834