Department of Numbers

Nebraska Job Growth

There were 1,033,800 jobs in Nebraska in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 995,717 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 700 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,465 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,033,800 +700 +12,700
CPS 995,717 +3,465 +17,976

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 2018 for Nebraska is at a new high of 1,033,800.

CPS employment in Nebraska for December 2018 is at a new high of 995,717.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 1,033,800 700 995,717 3,465
November 2018 1,033,099 2,199 992,252 2,638
October 2018 1,030,900 -2,399 989,614 2,039
September 2018 1,033,300 200 987,575 1,376
August 2018 1,033,099 599 986,199 566
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