Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 850,600 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in December 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 897,264 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas lost 1,300 jobs in December 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 489 (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 80,500 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 798,400 in September 2010, Las Vegas has gained 52,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 906,593 for Las Vegas in May 2008. 9,329 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 42,973 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History