Department of Numbers

New York Job Growth

There were 9,375,200 jobs in New York in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 8,945,291 employed persons for the month. New York added 28,100 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 35,191 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New York job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,375,200 +28,100 +456,100
CPS 8,945,291 +35,191 +155,098

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 468,300 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 1,517,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New York reached a maximum of 9,546,194 in December 2019. 600,903 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 1,105,596 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 9,375,200 28,100 8,945,291 35,191
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
November 2021 9,249,600 40,900 8,856,579 5,367
October 2021 9,208,700 80,700 8,851,212 8,928
September 2021 9,128,000 36,600 8,842,284 5,223
August 2021 9,091,400 13,800 8,837,061 4,317
July 2021 9,077,600 76,900 8,832,744 4,875
June 2021 9,000,700 30,400 8,827,869 10,074
May 2021 8,970,300 17,500 8,817,795 13,614
April 2021 8,952,800 33,700 8,804,181 13,988