Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, New York Job Growth
There were 570,100 jobs in Buffalo, New York in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 518,875 employed persons for the month. Buffalo added 1,000 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,461 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Buffalo 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.
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 July 2019 is at a new high of 570,100.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 555,907 for Buffalo in November 2005. 37,032 jobs have been lost in Buffalo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 510,529, Buffalo has added 8,346 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Buffalo, New York Employment History