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Labor Statistics for the Capital Region Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties

Capital Region Labor Market Overview

From April 2014 to April 2015, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA rose 4,000 or 0.9 percent, while the number of private sector jobs jumped 3,400 or 1.0 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA rose 700 or 1.3 percent, while the number of private sector jobs jumped 700 or 1.6 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Industries by Job Gains:
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +800
Manufacturing +900
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +200
Information -400
Financial Activities +100
Professional and Business Services +500
Educational and Health Services +2,100
Leisure and Hospitality -800
Other Services 0
Government +600

 

Glens Falls MSA Industries by Job Gains:
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +100
Manufacturing -100
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +500
Information -100
Financial Activities +100
Professional and Business Services 0
Educational and Health Services +300
Leisure and Hospitality -200
Other Services +100
Government 0

Special Interest to the Capital Region

James Ross
NYS Department of Labor
175 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

Phone: (518) 462-7600 Ext. 136
Fax: (518) 462-2772
E-mail:James.Ross@labor.ny.gov

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