Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, New York Job Growth
There were 569,100 jobs in Buffalo, New York in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 516,164 employed persons for the month. Buffalo added 400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 976 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Buffalo job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||February 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Buffalo, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Buffalo 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 Buffalo, New York
CES employment for Buffalo in February 2018 is at a new high of 569,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 556,874 for Buffalo in October 2005. 40,710 jobs have been lost in Buffalo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 511,214, Buffalo has added 4,950 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Buffalo, New York Employment History