Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 221,300 jobs in Reno, Nevada in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 224,280 employed persons for the month. Reno lost 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 17 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 221,300 -1,100 +7,100
CPS 224,280 -17 +5,212

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 4,100 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 188,300 in July 2011, Reno has gained 33,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 224,297 for Reno in November 2016. 17 jobs have been lost in Reno since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 221,300 -1,100 224,280 -17
November 2016 222,400 1,300 224,297 1,633
October 2016 221,100 -200 222,664 885
September 2016 221,300 -1,200 221,779 421
August 2016 222,500 1,300 221,358 839
July 2016 221,200 4,100 220,519 638
June 2016 217,100 1,000 219,881 -911
May 2016 216,100 -900 220,792 -504
April 2016 217,000 700 221,296 -102
March 2016 216,300 1,500 221,398 917
February 2016 214,800 200 220,481 1,168
January 2016 214,600 400 219,313 245