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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
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Development in the Capital Region Labor Market

From June 2020 to June 2021, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA increased 28,000 or 6.7 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 30,200 or 9.5 percent.  During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA increased 6,900 or 14.5 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 6,200 or 16.1 percent.  The tables below present additional industry details. 

 

Unemployment Rates (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
Area June 2021 June 2020
United States 6.1% 11.2%
New York State 7.3% 14.8%
Capital Region 4.7% 10.4%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA 4.7% 10.4%
Glens Falls MSA 4.8% 10.6%

 

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

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+1,500

Manufacturing

+400

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+6,200

Information

+300

Financial Activities

-1,000

Professional and Business Services

+2,600

Educational and Health Services

+4,800

Leisure and Hospitality

+13,800

Other Services

+1,600

Government

-2,200

                                                                                                                                   

Glens Falls MSA Change in Jobs by Industry:                                                                             

 

Natural Resources, Mining and Construction

+200

Manufacturing

+300

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

+1,200

Information

0

Financial Activities

+100

Professional and Business Services

+600

Educational and Health Services

+500

Leisure and Hospitality

+3,100

Other Services

+200

Government

+700

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]