Nebraska Job Growth
There were 1,023,500 jobs in Nebraska in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 977,453 employed persons for the month. Nebraska lost 1,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,227 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in February 2017 for Nebraska at 1,025,000. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Nebraska according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Nebraska reached a maximum of 979,725 in August 2013. 2,272 jobs have been lost in Nebraska since then according to the household survey. From a February 2015 low of 976,174, Nebraska has added 1,279 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nebraska Employment History