Good news in the Big Apple. NYC added 4,500 jobs in February

NEW YORK CITY — There are nearly 4.3 Million total jobs in New York City, and 4,500 of those were added in February.

The City of New York reported that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for February 2016, provided by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City added 4,500 jobs in February, reaching a record total of just below 4.3 million jobs across all five boroughs. Since Mayor de Blasio took office in January of 2014, New York City has added 256,700 private sector jobs, an increase of 7.4 percent.

The strongest employment gains are in Health Care & Social Assistance, with growth of nearly 48,000 jobs, and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services, with growth of over 38,000 jobs.

“We continue to see an impressive jobs return on smart investments we’re making in the city’s fastest growing sectors that will provide New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs with jobs for decades to come,” said Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen.

Source: New York City Economic Development Corp. 

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