Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,601,900 jobs in New York in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,242,364 employed persons for the month. New York added 28,000 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 6,918 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,601,900 +28,000 +109,600
CPS 9,242,364 -6,918 +17,544

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 February 2018 for New York is at a new high of 9,601,900.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,270,898 in July 2017. 28,534 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 9,601,900 28,000 9,242,364 -6,918
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
October 2017 9,546,000 800 9,259,461 -6,472
September 2017 9,545,200 3,600 9,265,933 -3,736
August 2017 9,541,600 16,200 9,269,669 -1,229
July 2017 9,525,400 -1,800 9,270,898 4,171
June 2017 9,527,200 20,800 9,266,727 8,014
May 2017 9,506,400 17,700 9,258,713 10,090
April 2017 9,488,700 -700 9,248,623 11,243
March 2017 9,489,400 -2,900 9,237,380 12,560