Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,023,900 jobs in Nebraska in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 983,612 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 6,300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 405 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,023,900 +6,300 +10,100
CPS 983,612 -405 -1,922

Nebraska Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Nebraska as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Nebraska

CES employment in November 2016 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,023,900.

CPS employment in Nebraska reached a maximum of 989,432 in May 2016. 5,820 jobs have been lost in Nebraska since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 1,023,900 6,300 983,612 -405
October 2016 1,017,600 -300 984,017 -1,353
September 2016 1,017,900 4,400 985,370 -838
August 2016 1,013,500 -4,300 986,208 -1,510
July 2016 1,017,800 1,400 987,718 -1,246
June 2016 1,016,400 800 988,964 -468
May 2016 1,015,600 -1,500 989,432 408
April 2016 1,017,100 -200 989,024 419
March 2016 1,017,300 3,400 988,605 946
February 2016 1,013,900 -2,400 987,659 438
January 2016 1,016,300 2,400 987,221 1,267
December 2015 1,013,900 100 985,954 420