Nevada Job Growth
There were 1,289,300 jobs in Nevada in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,416,663 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 2,400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 11,180 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.
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Nevada Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Nevada 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 in Nevada
CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Nevada at 1,442,800. Since then 153,500 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,105,700 in May 2020, Nevada has gained 183,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,539,656 in February 2020. 122,993 jobs have been lost in Nevada since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,055,435, Nevada has added 361,228 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Nevada Employment History