Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York Job Growth
There were 474,600 jobs in Albany, New York in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 429,897 employed persons for the month. Albany added 1,100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,790 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Albany job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Albany, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Albany 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 for Albany, New York
CES employment for Albany peaked in March 2019 at 475,500. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 473,500 in July 2019, Albany has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 439,684 for Albany in March 2019. 9,787 jobs have been lost in Albany since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albany, New York Employment History