Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 462,100 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 448,713 employed persons for the month. Omaha lost 50,300 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 37,541 (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 52,500 jobs have been lost in Omaha according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 486,254 for Omaha in March 2020. 37,541 jobs have been lost in Omaha since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Omaha, Nebraska Employment History