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Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth

There were 509,900 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 476,818 employed persons for the month. Omaha added 700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,441 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Omaha job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 509,900 +700 +10,400
CPS 476,818 +1,441 +11,528

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 509,900.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Omaha is at a new high of 476,818.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Omaha, Nebraska Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 509,900 700 476,818 1,441
September 2018 509,200 500 475,377 862
August 2018 508,700 1,500 474,515 1,317
July 2018 507,200 300 473,198 528
June 2018 506,900 1,200 472,670 2,513
May 2018 505,700 1,900 470,157 1,586
April 2018 503,800 -300 468,571 -104
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