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

There were 9,967,600 jobs in New York, New York in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,580,901 employed persons for the month. New York added 23,500 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 367 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,967,600 +23,500 +151,000
CPS 9,580,901 +367 +56,365

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 9,967,600.

CPS employment in April 2019 for New York is at a new high of 9,580,901.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 9,967,600 23,500 9,580,901 367
March 2019 9,944,100 15,000 9,580,534 9,209
February 2019 9,929,100 20,100 9,571,325 4,422
January 2019 9,909,000 28,000 9,566,903 3,164
December 2018 9,881,000 8,900 9,563,739 -44
November 2018 9,872,100 10,100 9,563,783 1,371
October 2018 9,862,000 14,100 9,562,412 6,532
September 2018 9,847,900 800 9,555,880 7,734
August 2018 9,847,100 3,200 9,548,146 6,049
July 2018 9,843,900 5,300 9,542,097 5,213
June 2018 9,838,600 14,400 9,536,884 4,495
May 2018 9,824,200 7,600 9,532,389 7,853