Street view of Utica, New York

Labor Statistics for the Mohawk Valley Region

Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie Counties
Labor Statistics for the Mohawk Valley Region

Developments in the Mohawk Valley Labor Market

For the 12-month period ending December 2022, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome MSA increased 2,100, or 1.7 percent, to 123,500.  Private sector employment rose 1,500, or 1.6 percent, to 92,800.

Job gains were posted in:  education and health services (+1,000), government (+600), other services (+300), and leisure and hospitality (+200).

Utica-Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Unemployment Rates, Not Seasonally Adjusted

December 2022 November 2022 December 2021
3.3% 3.0% 3.3%

The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome MSA remained stable from December 2021 to December 2022 at 3.3 percent.  The unemployment rate was 3.0 percent in November.


For More Information Please Contact:

Brion Acton
NYS Department of Labor
State Office Bldg.
207 Genesee St., Suite 203
Utica, NY 13501

Phone: (315) 793-2282
Fax: (315) 793-2354
Email: [email protected]