Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,030,599 jobs in Nebraska in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,005,976 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 199 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,130 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,030,599 +199 +5,099
CPS 1,005,976 +1,130 +13,196

Nebraska Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Nebraska 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 in Nebraska

CES employment in July 2019 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,030,599.

CPS employment in Nebraska for July 2019 is at a new high of 1,005,976.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,030,599 199 1,005,976 1,130
June 2019 1,030,400 1,100 1,004,846 1,188
May 2019 1,029,300 2,899 1,003,658 1,478
April 2019 1,026,400 2,300 1,002,180 1,733
March 2019 1,024,099 -1,800 1,000,447 1,859
February 2019 1,025,900 -1,699 998,588 2,056
January 2019 1,027,599 3,799 996,532 2,301
December 2018 1,023,800 -299 994,231 -47
November 2018 1,024,099 1,699 994,278 -28
October 2018 1,022,400 -1,900 994,306 344
September 2018 1,024,300 -100 993,962 538
August 2018 1,024,400 -1,099 993,424 644