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

There were 9,774,100 jobs in New York, New York in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,677,265 employed persons for the month. New York added 39,600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 54,891 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,774,100 +39,600 +127,100
CPS 9,677,265 +54,891 +100,676

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 2018 is at a new high of 9,774,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 9,680,136 for New York in July 2017. 2,871 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 9,547,346, New York has added 129,919 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 9,774,100 39,600 9,677,265 54,891
January 2018 9,734,500 7,200 9,622,374 75,028
December 2017 9,727,300 11,400 9,547,346 -52,343
November 2017 9,715,900 4,200 9,599,689 -40,265
October 2017 9,711,700 11,400 9,639,954 -32,437
September 2017 9,700,300 7,600 9,672,391 25,463
August 2017 9,692,700 4,800 9,646,928 -33,208
July 2017 9,687,900 4,600 9,680,136 28,046
June 2017 9,683,300 22,500 9,652,090 6,078
May 2017 9,660,800 25,700 9,646,012 -13,805
April 2017 9,635,100 -5,300 9,659,817 18,080
March 2017 9,640,400 -6,600 9,641,737 65,148