Rochester, New York Job Growth
There were 518,700 jobs in Rochester, New York in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 503,597 employed persons for the month. Rochester added 800 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,050 (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 542,100. Since then 23,399 jobs have been lost in Rochester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 443,300 in April 2020, Rochester has gained 75,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 527,532 for Rochester in April 2000. 23,935 jobs have been lost in Rochester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 432,650, Rochester has added 70,947 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rochester, New York Employment History