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New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York Job Growth

There were 9,920,700 jobs in New York, New York in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,574,418 employed persons for the month. New York added 11,700 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 32,996 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,920,700 +11,700 +109,400
CPS 9,574,418 -32,996 -103,555

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

New York, New York Employment Changes

The charts below show 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 for New York, New York

CES employment for New York in February 2019 is at a new high of 9,920,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 9,749,830 for New York in October 2018. 175,412 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 9,920,700 11,700 9,574,418 -32,996
January 2019 9,909,000 28,000 9,607,414 -126,069
December 2018 9,881,000 8,900 9,733,483 -10,017
November 2018 9,872,100 10,100 9,743,500 -6,330
October 2018 9,862,000 14,100 9,749,830 40,600
September 2018 9,847,900 800 9,709,230 21,712
August 2018 9,847,100 3,200 9,687,518 -12,905
July 2018 9,843,900 5,300 9,700,423 15,613
June 2018 9,838,600 14,400 9,684,810 38,996
May 2018 9,824,200 7,600 9,645,814 36,347
April 2018 9,816,600 6,700 9,609,467 -34,428
March 2018 9,809,900 -1,400 9,643,895 -34,078