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Syracuse, New York Job Growth

There were 325,100 jobs in Syracuse, New York in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 295,930 employed persons for the month. Syracuse lost 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,380 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Syracuse job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 325,100 -400 +4,400
CPS 295,930 -1,380 +2,386

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 June 2019 at 325,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Syracuse according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 316,006 for Syracuse in September 2005. 20,076 jobs have been lost in Syracuse since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 287,844, Syracuse has added 8,086 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Syracuse, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 325,100 -400 295,930 -1,380
June 2019 325,500 600 297,310 -751
May 2019 324,900 1,000 298,061 -121
April 2019 323,900 0 298,182 274
March 2019 323,900 -100 297,908 354
February 2019 324,000 -1,400 297,554 400
January 2019 325,400 3,200 297,154 1,179
December 2018 322,200 500 295,975 -85
November 2018 321,700 -200 296,060 54
October 2018 321,900 1,700 296,006 621
September 2018 320,200 -1,100 295,385 863
August 2018 321,300 600 294,522 978