Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,021,600 jobs in Nebraska in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 980,975 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,957 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,021,600 +300 +1,700
CPS 980,975 +1,957 +4,435

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 February 2018 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,021,600.

CPS employment in Nebraska for February 2018 is at a new high of 980,975.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 1,021,600 300 980,975 1,957
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
August 2017 1,018,000 2,400 977,748 -79
July 2017 1,015,600 -1,700 977,827 65
June 2017 1,017,300 300 977,762 109
May 2017 1,017,000 -700 977,653 267
April 2017 1,017,700 -1,300 977,386 409
March 2017 1,019,000 -900 976,977 437