Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,039,500 jobs in Nebraska in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,014,018 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 2,800 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,039,500 +2,800 +15,700
CPS 1,014,018 +2,143 +19,787

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 December 2019 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,039,500.

CPS employment in Nebraska for December 2019 is at a new high of 1,014,018.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 1,039,500 2,800 1,014,018 2,143
November 2019 1,036,700 0 1,011,875 1,769
October 2019 1,036,700 3,400 1,010,106 1,644
September 2019 1,033,300 399 1,008,462 1,453
August 2019 1,032,900 1,000 1,007,009 972
July 2019 1,031,900 1,500 1,006,037 1,191
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