Rochester, New York Job Growth
There were 541,900 jobs in Rochester, New York in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 505,146 employed persons for the month. Rochester added 1,600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,488 (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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 541,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 525,782 for Rochester in April 2000. 20,636 jobs have been lost in Rochester since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 494,357, Rochester has added 10,789 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rochester, New York Employment History