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Labor Statistics for the Capital Region

Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties
Labor Statistics for the Capital Region

Development in the Capital Region Labor Market

From April 2021 to April 2022, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA increased 11,300 or 2.5 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 11,000 or 3.2 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA increased 2,300 or 4.7 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 2,400 or 6.1 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted)
Area April 2022 April 2021
United States 3.3% 5.7%
New York State 4.2% 7.7%
Capital Region 2.7% 4.8%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy-MSA 2.7% 4.7%
Glens Falls MSA 3.2% 5.4%

                                                                        

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+500

Manufacturing

+300

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+2,300

Information

-100

Financial Activities

+800

Professional and Business Services

+600

Educational and Health Services

+300

Leisure and Hospitality

+5,600

Other Services

+700

Government

+300

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                             

 

Glens Falls MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+100

Manufacturing

+100

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+400

Information

0

Financial Activities

+200

Professional and Business Services

+100

Educational and Health Services

-100

Leisure and Hospitality

+1,400

Other Services

+200

Government -100

Contact

For More Information, Please Contact:

Kevin Alexander
NYS Department of Labor
175 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 242-8245
Email:[email protected]