Good news for Western New York!  According to a report on, unemployment in Buffalo is down to levels not seen since 2008!  Also, every month for the last 3 years brought year-on-year growth of Western New York Jobs.

Department of Labor analysts regularly compile demand forecasts for economic regions in New York, combining historical analysis with an understanding of seasonal hiring activity. If you’re qualified in any of these fields, you can find a job almost immediately:

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
Childcare Workers
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Food Preparation Workers
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
Home Health Aides
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
Office Clerks, General
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Registered Nurses
Retail Salespersons
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Security Guards
Teacher Assistants
Waiters and WaitressesSee the full report here!