Department of Numbers

Syracuse, New York Job Growth

There were 324,800 jobs in Syracuse, New York in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 299,992 employed persons for the month. Syracuse added 2,600 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Syracuse job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 324,800 +2,600 +6,600
CPS 299,992 -81 +10,581

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 in January 2019 is at a new high of 324,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 316,357 for Syracuse in August 2005. 16,365 jobs have been lost in Syracuse since then according to the household survey. From a March 2018 low of 287,463, Syracuse has added 12,529 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Syracuse, New York Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 324,800 2,600 299,992 -81
December 2018 322,200 500 300,073 826
November 2018 321,700 -200 299,247 841
October 2018 321,900 1,700 298,406 2,284
September 2018 320,200 -1,100 296,122 2,624
August 2018 321,300 600 293,498 -756
July 2018 320,700 900 294,254 1,190
June 2018 319,800 500 293,064 2,202
May 2018 319,300 400 290,862 1,463
April 2018 318,900 100 289,399 1,936
March 2018 318,800 700 287,463 -635
February 2018 318,100 -100 288,098 -1,313