Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,463,100 jobs in Nevada in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,469,602 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 3,600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,976 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,463,100 +3,600 +66,600
CPS 1,469,602 +8,976 +62,349

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 July 2022 for Nevada at 1,463,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,459,500 in August 2022, Nevada has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,499,069 in December 2019. 29,467 jobs have been lost in Nevada since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 1,018,117, Nevada has added 451,485 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 1,463,100 3,600 1,469,602 8,976
August 2022 1,459,500 -3,900 1,460,626 6,642
July 2022 1,463,400 8,900 1,453,984 5,276
June 2022 1,454,500 9,600 1,448,708 7,148
May 2022 1,444,900 900 1,441,560 8,336
April 2022 1,444,000 3,700 1,433,224 5,519
March 2022 1,440,300 5,000 1,427,705 5,560
February 2022 1,435,300 7,500 1,422,145 5,287
January 2022 1,427,800 5,200 1,416,858 3,978
December 2021 1,422,600 3,700 1,412,880 966
November 2021 1,418,900 2,600 1,411,914 1,473
October 2021 1,416,300 19,800 1,410,441 3,188