Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,553,600 jobs in New York in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,104,249 employed persons for the month. New York added 21,800 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 707 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,553,600 +21,800 +304,000
CPS 9,104,249 -707 +247,670

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 peaked in February 2020 for New York at 9,843,500. Since then 289,900 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 7,857,900 in April 2020, New York has gained 1,695,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,546,194 in December 2019. 441,945 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 7,839,695, New York has added 1,264,554 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 9,553,600 21,800 9,104,249 -707
October 2022 9,531,800 13,900 9,104,956 4,686
September 2022 9,517,900 12,200 9,100,270 2,713
August 2022 9,505,700 15,600 9,097,557 -1,481
July 2022 9,490,100 38,800 9,099,038 20,215
June 2022 9,451,300 29,200 9,078,823 36,272
May 2022 9,422,100 18,600 9,042,551 60,567
April 2022 9,403,500 31,300 8,981,984 37,490
March 2022 9,372,200 25,100 8,944,494 34,394
February 2022 9,347,100 33,200 8,910,100 21,843
January 2022 9,313,900 23,200 8,888,257 28,945
December 2021 9,290,700 41,100 8,859,312 2,733