Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,266,400 jobs in Nevada in June 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,273,699 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 98,900 jobs in June 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 240,435 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey June 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,266,400 +98,900 -149,100
CPS 1,273,699 +240,435 -207,395

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 January 2020 for Nevada at 1,429,600. Since then 163,200 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,139,000 in April 2020, Nevada has gained 127,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,503,339 in February 2020. 229,640 jobs have been lost in Nevada since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 999,349, Nevada has added 274,350 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2020

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2020 1,266,400 98,900 1,273,699 240,435
May 2020 1,167,500 28,500 1,033,264 33,915
April 2020 1,139,000 -265,600 999,349 -459,108
March 2020 1,404,600 -21,700 1,458,457 -44,882
February 2020 1,426,300 -3,300 1,503,339 4,368
January 2020 1,429,600 4,400 1,498,971 4,688
December 2019 1,425,200 -2,100 1,494,283 -429
November 2019 1,427,300 4,800 1,494,712 47
October 2019 1,422,500 -2,000 1,494,665 2,267
September 2019 1,424,500 1,100 1,492,398 3,348
August 2019 1,423,400 3,600 1,489,050 3,836
July 2019 1,419,800 4,300 1,485,214 4,120