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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 August 2013 to August 2014, the number of nonfarm jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA rose 4,300 or 1.0 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 600 or 1.0 percent, while the number of private sector jobs trended up 800 or 1.6 percent. The tables below present additional industry details.

 

Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +3,200
Manufacturing +500
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities +100
Information -300
Financial Activities -1,100
Professional and Business Services +1,400
Educational and Health Services +1,800
Leisure and Hospitality -300
Other Services 0
Government -1,000

 

Glens Falls MSA Industries
Natural Resources, Mining and Construction +200
Manufacturing 0
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities -400
Information 0
Financial Activities 0
Professional and Business Services -100
Educational and Health Services -100
Leisure and Hospitality +1,100
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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