Department of Numbers

Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 29,000 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 23,485 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 30 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,000 -100 +700
CPS 23,485 -30 +342

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Carson City, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Carson City 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 for Carson City, Nevada

CES employment for Carson City peaked in February 2007 at 33,300. Since then 4,300 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,500 in July 2013, Carson City has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,145 for Carson City in December 2007. 3,660 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 22,698, Carson City has added 787 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 29,000 -100 23,485 -30
February 2017 29,100 0 23,515 63
January 2017 29,100 500 23,452 100
December 2016 28,600 -100 23,352 -10
November 2016 28,700 0 23,362 12
October 2016 28,700 -200 23,350 31
September 2016 28,900 0 23,319 6
August 2016 28,900 100 23,313 12
July 2016 28,800 300 23,301 51
June 2016 28,500 0 23,250 46
May 2016 28,500 -100 23,204 38
April 2016 28,600 300 23,166 23