The labor force in New Jersey was 4,552,230 in February 2016, up from 4,517,057 in January 2016, and up from 4,529,032 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 4,334,080 in February 2016, up from 4,303,614 in January 2016, and up from 4,220,360 one year ago in February 2015.