Rochester, New York Job Growth
There were 539,800 jobs in Rochester, New York in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 509,464 employed persons for the month. Rochester lost 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,640 (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 2018 at 541,000. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Rochester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 539,100 in June 2018, Rochester has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 525,782 for Rochester in April 2000. 16,318 jobs have been lost in Rochester since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 494,357, Rochester has added 15,107 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rochester, New York Employment History