Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York Job Growth
There were 472,100 jobs in Albany, New York in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 453,068 employed persons for the month. Albany lost 200 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,008 (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 February 2020 at 474,000. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Albany according to the employer survey. From a trough of 399,200 in April 2020, Albany has gained 72,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in September 2023 for Albany is at a new high of 453,068.
Employment: CES, CPS
Albany, New York Employment History