Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,031,900 jobs in Nebraska in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 984,197 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 3,200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 365 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,031,900 +3,200 +10,100
CPS 984,197 +365 +5,617

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 September 2017 for Nebraska at 1,034,000. Since then 2,099 jobs have been lost in Nebraska according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,028,700 in October 2017, Nebraska has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nebraska for November 2017 is at a new high of 984,197.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 1,031,900 3,200 984,197 365
October 2017 1,028,700 -5,300 983,832 1,310
September 2017 1,034,000 6,200 982,522 2,425
August 2017 1,027,800 -1,799 980,097 1,788
July 2017 1,029,599 -200 978,309 1,408
June 2017 1,029,800 5,300 976,901 1,023
May 2017 1,024,500 300 975,878 -499
April 2017 1,024,200 1,400 976,377 -1,000
March 2017 1,022,800 -2,200 977,377 -1,303
February 2017 1,025,000 6,200 978,680 -335
January 2017 1,018,800 -3,100 979,015 186
December 2016 1,021,900 100 978,829 249