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October 4, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment in metropolitan areas, August 2011–August 2012

Nonfarm payroll employment changes, selected metropolitan areas, August 2011 to August 2012
Metropolitan area Employment change (p)

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA


Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA


Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX


Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX


San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA


Albuquerque, NM


Norwich-New London, CT


Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI


Colorado Springs, CO


Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC


(p) Preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment in metropolitan areas, August 2011–August 2012.