Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,032,300 jobs in Nebraska in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 986,178 employed persons for the month. Nebraska lost 200 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 545 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey August 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,032,300 -200 +14,300
CPS 986,178 +545 +8,430

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 peaked in July 2018 for Nebraska at 1,032,500. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Nebraska according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Nebraska for August 2018 is at a new high of 986,178.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2018

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2018 1,032,300 -200 986,178 545
July 2018 1,032,500 1,200 985,633 633
June 2018 1,031,300 1,200 985,000 547
May 2018 1,030,099 3,699 984,453 699
April 2018 1,026,400 600 983,754 967
March 2018 1,025,800 2,900 982,787 1,803
February 2018 1,022,900 1,600 980,984 1,966
January 2018 1,021,300 200 979,018 1,277
December 2017 1,021,100 1,800 977,741 11
November 2017 1,019,300 3,200 977,730 -33
October 2017 1,016,100 -700 977,763 -2
September 2017 1,016,800 -1,200 977,765 17