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.
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