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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 October 2013 to October 2014, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA rose 4,700 or 1.0 percent, while the number of private sector jobs jumped 5,400 or 1.5 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA rose 500 or 0.9 percent, while the number of private sector jobs also rose 500 or 1.1 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +3,300
Manufacturing +600
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +200
Information -200
Financial Activities -1,000
Professional and Business Services +600
Educational and Health Services +1,000
Leisure and Hospitality +800
Other Services +100
Government -700

 

Glens Falls MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +100
Manufacturing +100
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities -400
Information 0
Financial Activities 0
Professional and Business Services +400
Educational and Health Services -100
Leisure and Hospitality +300
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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