Nebraska Job Growth
There were 1,004,200 jobs in Nebraska in October 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 998,764 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 4,500 jobs in October 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,628 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nebraska job growth compared to other states.
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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 January 2020 for Nebraska at 1,037,400. Since then 33,200 jobs have been lost in Nebraska according to the employer survey. From a trough of 945,400 in April 2020, Nebraska has gained 58,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Nebraska reached a maximum of 1,019,925 in March 2020. 21,161 jobs have been lost in Nebraska since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 966,909, Nebraska has added 31,855 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nebraska Employment History