Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,389,400 jobs in Nevada in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,434,032 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 1,200 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,091 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey August 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,389,400 +1,200 +44,800
CPS 1,434,032 +4,091 +37,906

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 in August 2018 for Nevada is at a new high of 1,389,400.

CPS employment in Nevada for August 2018 is at a new high of 1,434,032.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2018

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2018 1,389,400 1,200 1,434,032 4,091
July 2018 1,388,200 8,300 1,429,941 4,960
June 2018 1,379,900 4,100 1,424,981 4,452
May 2018 1,375,800 900 1,420,529 4,726
April 2018 1,374,900 3,200 1,415,803 3,899
March 2018 1,371,700 1,500 1,411,904 4,003
February 2018 1,370,200 5,900 1,407,901 3,670
January 2018 1,364,300 4,500 1,404,231 2,508
December 2017 1,359,800 6,500 1,401,723 -441
November 2017 1,353,300 1,200 1,402,164 65
October 2017 1,352,100 1,500 1,402,099 2,413
September 2017 1,350,600 6,000 1,399,686 3,560