Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 867,400 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 903,428 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 1,700 jobs in February 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,568 (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 December 2007 at 931,100. Since then 63,700 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 798,200 in September 2010, Las Vegas has gained 69,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 906,593 for Las Vegas in May 2008. 3,165 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 854,291, Las Vegas has added 49,137 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History