Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,034,500 jobs in Nebraska in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,039,868 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 5,200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 951 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,034,500 +5,200 +26,700
CPS 1,039,868 -951 +12,697

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 September 2022 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,034,500.

CPS employment in Nebraska reached a maximum of 1,043,281 in June 2022. 3,413 jobs have been lost in Nebraska since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 1,034,500 5,200 1,039,868 -951
August 2022 1,029,300 -2,299 1,040,819 -1,313
July 2022 1,031,599 -1,000 1,042,132 -1,149
June 2022 1,032,599 4,899 1,043,281 544
May 2022 1,027,700 0 1,042,737 2,420
April 2022 1,027,700 1,700 1,040,317 2,506
March 2022 1,026,000 1,000 1,037,811 3,142
February 2022 1,025,000 12,600 1,034,669 1,758
January 2022 1,012,400 1,000 1,032,911 2,833
December 2021 1,011,400 -100 1,030,078 73
November 2021 1,011,500 1,000 1,030,005 680
October 2021 1,010,500 2,700 1,029,325 2,154