Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska Job Growth
There were 502,400 jobs in Omaha, Nebraska in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 497,203 employed persons for the month. Omaha added 100 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 437 (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 510,000. Since then 7,600 jobs have been lost in Omaha according to the employer survey. From a trough of 456,400 in April 2020, Omaha has gained 46,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 497,738 for Omaha in October 2022. 535 jobs have been lost in Omaha since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Omaha, Nebraska Employment History