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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 February 2014 to February 2015, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA rose 6,200 or 1.4 percent, while the number of private sector jobs jumped 5,300 or 1.5 percent. During this same period, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Glens Falls MSA rose 1,000 or 1.9 percent, while the number of private sector jobs jumped 800 or 1.9 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Industries by Job Gains:
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +1,000
Manufacturing +1,100
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +1,100
Information -500
Financial Activities +500
Professional and Business Services +500
Educational and Health Services +1,800
Leisure and Hospitality -300
Other Services +100
Government +900

 

Glens Falls MSA Industries by Job Gains:
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +100
Manufacturing -100
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +600
Information -100
Financial Activities +100
Professional and Business Services -300
Educational and Health Services +400
Leisure and Hospitality 0
Other Services +100
Government +200

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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