Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 494,500 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 474,137 employed persons for the month. Omaha lost 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 827 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Omaha 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.
Omaha, Nebraska Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Omaha 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 Omaha, Nebraska
CES employment for Omaha peaked in January 2020 at 514,600. Since then 20,100 jobs have been lost in Omaha according to the employer survey. From a trough of 464,700 in April 2020, Omaha has gained 29,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 486,254 for Omaha in March 2020. 12,117 jobs have been lost in Omaha since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 449,642, Omaha has added 24,495 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Omaha, Nebraska Employment History