Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,797,300 jobs in New York in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,143,327 employed persons for the month. New York added 7,200 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 159 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,797,300 +7,200 +106,000
CPS 9,143,327 +159 -79,152

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 September 2019 for New York is at a new high of 9,797,300.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,248,063 in January 2019. 104,736 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a August 2019 low of 9,143,168, New York has added 159 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2019

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2019 9,797,300 7,200 9,143,327 159
August 2019 9,790,100 18,200 9,143,168 -15,117
July 2019 9,771,900 -6,800 9,158,285 -27,853
June 2019 9,778,700 5,300 9,186,138 -22,704
May 2019 9,773,400 -3,700 9,208,842 -16,588
April 2019 9,777,100 12,500 9,225,430 -9,564
March 2019 9,764,600 19,500 9,234,994 -7,862
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