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Labor Statistics for the Western New York Region

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara Counties
Labor Statistics for the Western New York Region

Developments in the Western New York Labor Market

Private sector jobs in the Western New York region rose over the year by 17,900, or 3.6 percent, to 516,900 in April 2022.  Employment gains were largest in leisure and hospitality (+9,500), trade, transportation and utilities (+3,200), manufacturing (+2,400), other services (+1,800), natural resources, mining and construction (+600), financial activities (+300) and professional and business services (+200).  Job losses were greatest in educational and health services (-200).  Government sector jobs decreased (-2,100) over the year.

Contact

For More Information Please Contact:

Timothy Glass
NYS Department of Labor
290 Main St.
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 851-2740
Fax: (716) 851-2792
Email:[email protected]