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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 967,500 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,000,878 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 3,100 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,558 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 967,500 +3,100 +34,600
CPS 1,000,878 +3,558 +18,591

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 in January 2017 is at a new high of 967,500.

CPS employment in January 2017 for Las Vegas is at a new high of 1,000,878.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2017 967,500 3,100 1,000,878 3,558
December 2016 964,400 3,100 997,320 2,712
November 2016 961,300 200 994,608 2,326
October 2016 961,100 1,300 992,282 -4
September 2016 959,800 6,000 992,286 1,546
August 2016 953,800 100 990,740 566
July 2016 953,700 6,400 990,174 4,060
June 2016 947,300 3,800 986,114 831
May 2016 943,500 300 985,283 -220
April 2016 943,200 4,200 985,503 -211
March 2016 939,000 2,600 985,714 1,146
February 2016 936,400 3,500 984,568 2,281