Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,762,400 jobs in New York in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,235,209 employed persons for the month. New York added 17,300 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,647 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,762,400 +17,300 +106,000
CPS 9,235,209 -7,647 +112,310

New York Employment Changes

The charts below shows 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 in New York

CES employment in March 2019 for New York is at a new high of 9,762,400.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,248,063 in January 2019. 12,854 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2019

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2019 9,762,400 17,300 9,235,209 -7,647
February 2019 9,745,100 10,700 9,242,856 -5,207
January 2019 9,734,400 19,800 9,248,063 8,889
December 2018 9,714,600 4,800 9,239,174 -1,150
November 2018 9,709,800 9,500 9,240,324 2,881
October 2018 9,700,300 9,000 9,237,443 14,964
September 2018 9,691,300 -400 9,222,479 18,521
August 2018 9,691,700 7,100 9,203,958 17,958
July 2018 9,684,600 -4,500 9,186,000 16,966
June 2018 9,689,100 24,000 9,169,034 14,275
May 2018 9,665,100 9,400 9,154,759 15,158
April 2018 9,655,700 -700 9,139,601 16,702