New York Job Growth
There were 8,772,300 jobs in New York in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 8,462,471 employed persons for the month. New York added 3,700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 5,083 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.
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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 9,835,100. Since then 1,062,800 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 7,852,400 in April 2020, New York has gained 919,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,175,122 in November 2019. 712,651 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 7,434,677, New York has added 1,027,794 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New York Employment History