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

There were 9,820,500 jobs in New York, New York in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,747,674 employed persons for the month. New York added 16,700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 38,444 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 9,820,500 +16,700 +108,800
CPS 9,747,674 +38,444 +89,924

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 9,820,500.

CPS employment in October 2018 for New York is at a new high of 9,747,674.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

New York, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 9,820,500 16,700 9,747,674 38,444
September 2018 9,803,800 4,100 9,709,230 21,712
August 2018 9,799,700 22,900 9,687,518 -12,905
July 2018 9,776,800 -3,800 9,700,423 15,613
June 2018 9,780,600 -3,600 9,684,810 38,996
May 2018 9,784,200 26,500 9,645,814 36,347
April 2018 9,757,700 -6,900 9,609,467 -34,428
March 2018 9,764,600 -7,600 9,643,895 -34,078
February 2018 9,772,200 37,700 9,677,973 40,364
January 2018 9,734,500 7,200 9,637,609 20,356
December 2017 9,727,300 11,400 9,617,253 -13,107
November 2017 9,715,900 4,200 9,630,360 -27,390