Rochester, New York Job Growth
There were 530,000 jobs in Rochester, New York in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 492,325 employed persons for the month. Rochester lost 300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,055 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rochester 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.
Rochester, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Rochester 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 Rochester, New York
CES employment for Rochester peaked in April 2000 at 538,000. Since then 8,000 jobs have been lost in Rochester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 504,200 in October 2009, Rochester has gained 25,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 525,782 for Rochester in April 2000. 33,457 jobs have been lost in Rochester since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 489,471, Rochester has added 2,854 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rochester, New York Employment History