The labor force in New York was 9,829,570 in July 2017, up from 9,741,344 in June 2017, and up from 9,696,799 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 9,352,038 in July 2017, up from 9,300,653 in June 2017, and up from 9,208,843 one year ago in July 2016.