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 April 2022, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome MSA increased 1,800, or 1.5 percent, to 121,200.  Private sector employment rose 1,500, or 1.7 percent, to 91,000.

Job gains were posted in:  leisure and hospitality (+1,300), manufacturing (+700), trade, transportation, and utilities (+400), financial activities (+300), government (+300), other services (+200), and professional and business services (+200).  Job losses were primarily in education and health services (-1,500).


Utica-Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Unemployment Rates (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
April 2022 March 2022 April 2021
3.4% 4.2% 5.6%

The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome MSA declined from 5.6 percent in April 2021 to 3.4 percent in April 2022.  The unemployment rate fell from 4.2 percent in March.


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]