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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 968,300 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,000,373 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,051 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 968,300 +100 +29,300
CPS 1,000,373 -2,051 +23,899

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 March 2017 is at a new high of 968,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,002,424 for Las Vegas in February 2017. 2,051 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 968,300 100 1,000,373 -2,051
February 2017 968,200 1,000 1,002,424 1,206
January 2017 967,200 2,800 1,001,218 1,337
December 2016 964,400 3,100 999,881 1,526
November 2016 961,300 200 998,355 833
October 2016 961,100 1,300 997,522 1,455
September 2016 959,800 6,000 996,067 2,221
August 2016 953,800 100 993,846 3,519
July 2016 953,700 6,400 990,327 5,386
June 2016 947,300 3,800 984,941 4,354
May 2016 943,500 300 980,587 2,413
April 2016 943,200 4,200 978,174 1,700