Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 501,600 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 494,318 employed persons for the month. Omaha added 1,500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,616 (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 February 2020 at 510,500. Since then 8,900 jobs have been lost in Omaha according to the employer survey. From a trough of 456,800 in April 2020, Omaha has gained 44,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2022 for Omaha is at a new high of 494,318.
Employment: CES, CPS
Omaha, Nebraska Employment History