Nebraska Job Growth
There were 1,002,100 jobs in Nebraska in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 989,085 employed persons for the month. Nebraska added 2,800 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,027 (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 1,033,900. Since then 31,800 jobs have been lost in Nebraska according to the employer survey. From a trough of 937,000 in April 2020, Nebraska has gained 65,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Nebraska reached a maximum of 1,014,641 in November 2019. 25,556 jobs have been lost in Nebraska since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 973,730, Nebraska has added 15,355 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nebraska Employment History