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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 March 2023 to March 2024, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA increased 8,100 or 1.8 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 4,800 or 1.3 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA increased 700 or 1.4 percent, while the number of private sector jobs increased 700 or 1.7 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted)
AreaFebruary 2024February 2023
United States4.2%3.9%
New York State4.5%4.6%
Capital Region4.1%3.6%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy-MSA4.0%3.5%
Glens Falls MSA5.1%4.4%

                                                                        

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction+700
Manufacturing-200
Trade, Transportation and Utilities-700
Information-100
Financial Activities0
Professional and Business Services-700
Private Education and Health Services+2,700
Leisure and Hospitality+2,900
Other Services+200
Government+3,300

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                             

 

Glens Falls MSA Change in Jobs by Industry: 
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction-100
Manufacturing-200
Trade, Transportation and Utilities+100
Information+100
Financial Activities+100
Professional and Business Services-500
Private Education and Health Services+400
Leisure and Hospitality+700
Other Services+100
Government0

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]