Lincoln, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 192,500 jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 186,339 employed persons for the month. Lincoln added 700 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 709 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lincoln job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lincoln 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 for Lincoln, Nebraska
CES employment for Lincoln peaked in January 2020 at 195,500. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Lincoln according to the employer survey. From a trough of 172,900 in April 2020, Lincoln has gained 19,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in March 2023 for Lincoln is at a new high of 186,339.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lincoln, Nebraska Employment History