New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York Job Growth
There were 9,036,800 jobs in New York, New York in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,004,863 employed persons for the month. New York added 21,800 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 18,936 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare New York 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 10,063,700. Since then 1,026,900 jobs have been lost in New York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 8,035,700 in April 2020, New York has gained 1,001,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 9,713,320 for New York in February 2020. 708,457 jobs have been lost in New York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 7,813,214, New York has added 1,191,649 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New York, New York Employment History