Rochester, New York Job Growth
There were 438,600 jobs in Rochester, New York in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 428,658 employed persons for the month. Rochester lost 98,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 70,382 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rochester 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.
Rochester, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Rochester 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 Rochester, New York
CES employment for Rochester peaked in April 2019 at 542,200. Since then 103,600 jobs have been lost in Rochester according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 525,992 for Rochester in April 2000. 97,334 jobs have been lost in Rochester since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rochester, New York Employment History