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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 December 2021 to December 2022, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA increased 8,500 or 1.9 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 8,600 or 2.4 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA increased 200 or 0.4 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 400 or 1.0 percent. The tables below present additional industry details. 

 

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted)
Area December 2022 December 2021
United States 3.3% 3.7%
New York State 3.8% 4.5%
Capital Region 2.6% 2.7%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy-MSA 2.5% 2.6%
Glens Falls MSA 3.2% 3.2%

                                                                        

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

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+1,400

Manufacturing

-1,400

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+100

Information

-200

Financial Activities

+200

Professional and Business Services

+2,600

Educational and Health Services

+3,300

Leisure and Hospitality

+1,600

Other Services

+1,000

Government

-100

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                             

 

Glens Falls MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+100

Manufacturing

0

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

-700

Information

0

Financial Activities

0

Professional and Business Services

0

Educational and Health Services

+200

Leisure and Hospitality

+700

Other Services

+100

Government -200

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]