Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,668,800 jobs in New York in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,348,147 employed persons for the month. New York added 22,000 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 36,499 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,668,800 +22,000 +122,800
CPS 9,348,147 +36,499 +88,686

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 October 2018 for New York is at a new high of 9,668,800.

CPS employment in New York for October 2018 is at a new high of 9,348,147.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 9,668,800 22,000 9,348,147 36,499
September 2018 9,646,800 12,600 9,311,648 29,629
August 2018 9,634,200 11,800 9,282,019 21,801
July 2018 9,622,400 -11,200 9,260,218 20,783
June 2018 9,633,600 14,200 9,239,435 18,418
May 2018 9,619,400 16,900 9,221,017 4,005
April 2018 9,602,500 3,400 9,217,012 -9,452
March 2018 9,599,100 -3,100 9,226,464 -16,246
February 2018 9,602,200 28,300 9,242,710 -6,572
January 2018 9,573,900 900 9,249,282 -4,359
December 2017 9,573,000 5,400 9,253,641 -1,228
November 2017 9,567,600 21,600 9,254,869 -4,592