Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,323,800 jobs in Nevada in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,370,388 employed persons for the month. Nevada lost 2,100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,376 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,323,800 -2,100 +38,300
CPS 1,370,388 +2,376 +34,726

Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Nevada 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 Nevada

CES employment peaked in February 2017 for Nevada at 1,325,900. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Nevada for March 2017 is at a new high of 1,370,388.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,323,800 -2,100 1,370,388 2,376
February 2017 1,325,900 4,400 1,368,012 3,593
January 2017 1,321,500 200 1,364,419 3,745
December 2016 1,321,300 2,500 1,360,674 1,771
November 2016 1,318,800 3,500 1,358,903 2,409
October 2016 1,315,300 -400 1,356,494 2,875
September 2016 1,315,700 6,600 1,353,619 3,316
August 2016 1,309,100 2,100 1,350,303 3,593
July 2016 1,307,000 13,600 1,346,710 3,583
June 2016 1,293,400 1,300 1,343,127 3,177
May 2016 1,292,100 1,300 1,339,950 2,498
April 2016 1,290,800 5,300 1,337,452 1,790