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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 943,100 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 995,030 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 900 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,748 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 943,100 +900 +19,000
CPS 995,030 +2,748 +11,056

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 August 2016 at 948,000. Since then 4,900 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 942,200 in October 2016, Las Vegas has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2016 for Las Vegas is at a new high of 995,030.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 943,100 900 995,030 2,748
October 2016 942,200 -2,100 992,282 -4
September 2016 944,300 -3,700 992,286 1,546
August 2016 948,000 3,500 990,740 566
July 2016 944,500 5,300 990,174 4,060
June 2016 939,200 2,200 986,114 831
May 2016 937,000 2,000 985,283 -220
April 2016 935,000 200 985,503 -211
March 2016 934,800 3,600 985,714 1,146
February 2016 931,200 800 984,568 2,281
January 2016 930,400 6,800 982,287 511
December 2015 923,600 -500 981,776 -2,198