Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,335,900 jobs in Nevada in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,455,954 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 4,800 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,915 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,335,900 +4,800 +100,900
CPS 1,455,954 +8,915 +194,405

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 106,900 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,105,700 in May 2020, Nevada has gained 230,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,539,656 in February 2020. 83,702 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 400,519 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 1,335,900 4,800 1,455,954 8,915
June 2021 1,331,100 10,500 1,447,039 5,023
May 2021 1,320,600 12,400 1,442,016 7,177
April 2021 1,308,200 8,000 1,434,839 8,344
March 2021 1,300,200 8,700 1,426,495 9,833
February 2021 1,291,500 4,600 1,416,662 11,179
January 2021 1,286,900 9,400 1,405,483 13,710
December 2020 1,277,500 4,100 1,391,773 13,723
November 2020 1,273,400 6,200 1,378,050 17,656
October 2020 1,267,200 2,000 1,360,394 24,954
September 2020 1,265,200 18,100 1,335,440 32,700
August 2020 1,247,100 12,100 1,302,740 41,191