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Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth

There were 504,600 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 469,073 employed persons for the month. Omaha added 500 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 398 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Omaha job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 504,600 +500 +5,100
CPS 469,073 +398 +5,994

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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 504,600.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Omaha is at a new high of 469,073.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Omaha, Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 504,600 500 469,073 398
March 2018 504,100 1,800 468,675 1,118
February 2018 502,300 500 467,557 2,530
January 2018 501,800 -200 465,027 751
December 2017 502,000 1,400 464,276 -407
November 2017 500,600 1,100 464,683 -607
October 2017 499,500 500 465,290 65
September 2017 499,000 1,000 465,225 973
August 2017 498,000 -100 464,252 818
July 2017 498,100 -2,300 463,434 316
June 2017 500,400 1,000 463,118 243
May 2017 499,400 -100 462,875 -204