Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,428,900 jobs in Nevada in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,472,166 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 5,200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,574 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,428,900 +5,200 +43,400
CPS 1,472,166 +3,574 +37,700

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 May 2019 for Nevada at 1,430,200. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,423,700 in June 2019, Nevada has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada for July 2019 is at a new high of 1,472,166.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,428,900 5,200 1,472,166 3,574
June 2019 1,423,700 -6,500 1,468,592 3,501
May 2019 1,430,200 1,900 1,465,091 3,816
April 2019 1,428,300 5,300 1,461,275 3,429
March 2019 1,423,000 4,000 1,457,846 3,102
February 2019 1,419,000 -700 1,454,744 3,805
January 2019 1,419,700 7,000 1,450,939 4,105
December 2018 1,412,700 5,100 1,446,834 -475
November 2018 1,407,600 2,700 1,447,309 324
October 2018 1,404,900 9,900 1,446,985 3,241
September 2018 1,395,000 3,500 1,443,744 4,449
August 2018 1,391,500 6,000 1,439,295 4,829