Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,367,500 jobs in Nevada in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,443,080 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 2,600 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,066 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,367,500 +2,600 +94,100
CPS 1,443,080 +3,066 +65,030

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 75,300 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,105,700 in May 2020, Nevada has gained 261,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,539,656 in February 2020. 96,576 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 387,645 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 1,367,500 2,600 1,443,080 3,066
October 2021 1,364,900 12,000 1,440,014 -5,371
September 2021 1,352,900 8,000 1,445,385 -5,554
August 2021 1,344,900 6,400 1,450,939 -5,058
July 2021 1,338,500 7,400 1,455,997 8,958
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