Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 947,900 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 997,320 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 4,400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,712 (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 August 2016 at 948,000. Since then 100 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 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Las Vegas is at a new high of 997,320.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History