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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

Developments in the Capital Region Labor Market

From August 2021 to August 2022, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA increased 11,400 or 2.6 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 11,300 or 3.2 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA decreased 300 or 0.6 percent, while the number of private sector jobs decreased 200 or 0.4 percent. The tables below present additional industry details. 

 

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted)
Area August 2022 August 2021
United States 3.8% 5.3%
New York State 4.9% 6.7%
Capital Region 3.3% 4.2%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy-MSA 3.3% 4.2%
Glens Falls MSA 3.2% 4.2%

                                                                        

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

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

-500

Manufacturing

-100

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+1,900

Information

-100

Financial Activities

+1,000

Professional and Business Services

+2,700

Educational and Health Services

+4,400

Leisure and Hospitality

+1,300

Other Services

+700

Government

+100

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                             

 

Glens Falls MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

0

Manufacturing

+100

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

-300

Information

-100

Financial Activities

-100

Professional and Business Services

0

Educational and Health Services

+100

Leisure and Hospitality

+100

Other Services

0

Government -100

Contact

For More Information, Please Contact:

Kevin Alexander
NYS Department of Labor
155 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 242-8245
Email:[email protected]