Syracuse, New York Job Growth
There were 297,200 jobs in Syracuse, New York in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 283,731 employed persons for the month. Syracuse added 1,300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 468 (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 26,500 jobs have been lost in Syracuse according to the employer survey. From a trough of 262,300 in April 2020, Syracuse has gained 34,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 316,136 for Syracuse in April 2006. 32,405 jobs have been lost in Syracuse since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 245,637, Syracuse has added 38,094 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Syracuse, New York Employment History