Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 934,800 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 984,298 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas lost 200 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas, Nevada
CES employment for Las Vegas peaked in April 2016 at 935,000. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 985,714 for Las Vegas in March 2016. 1,416 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History