Syracuse, New York Job Growth
There were 319,500 jobs in Syracuse, New York in September 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 296,208 employed persons for the month. Syracuse lost 1,400 jobs in September 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,710 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Syracuse 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.
Syracuse, New York Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Syracuse 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 Syracuse, New York
CES employment for Syracuse peaked in April 2000 at 323,700. Since then 4,200 jobs have been lost in Syracuse according to the employer survey. From a trough of 307,700 in March 2010, Syracuse has gained 11,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 316,357 for Syracuse in August 2005. 20,149 jobs have been lost in Syracuse since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 287,463, Syracuse has added 8,745 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Syracuse, New York Employment History