Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 224,500 jobs in Reno, Nevada in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 224,543 employed persons for the month. Reno lost 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 300 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 224,500 -400 +6,800
CPS 224,543 +300 +5,956

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Reno, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Reno 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 Reno, Nevada

CES employment for Reno peaked in February 2007 at 225,400. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 188,300 in July 2011, Reno has gained 36,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 224,647 for Reno in December 2016. 104 jobs have been lost in Reno since then according to the household survey. From a January 2017 low of 224,195, Reno has added 348 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 224,500 -400 224,543 300
February 2017 224,900 200 224,243 48
January 2017 224,700 -200 224,195 -452
December 2016 224,900 -200 224,647 491
November 2016 225,100 200 224,156 745
October 2016 224,900 2,000 223,411 1,105
September 2016 222,900 700 222,306 1,168
August 2016 222,200 1,200 221,138 979
July 2016 221,000 2,500 220,159 701
June 2016 218,500 100 219,458 431
May 2016 218,400 0 219,027 235
April 2016 218,400 700 218,792 205