Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,317,800 jobs in Nevada in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,359,480 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 9,200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 793 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,317,800 +9,200 -109,500
CPS 1,359,480 -793 -135,232

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 111,800 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,139,000 in April 2020, Nevada has gained 178,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,503,339 in February 2020. 143,859 jobs have been lost in Nevada since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 999,349, Nevada has added 360,131 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 1,317,800 9,200 1,359,480 -793
October 2020 1,308,600 6,900 1,360,273 5,235
September 2020 1,301,700 8,200 1,355,038 59,116
August 2020 1,293,500 10,200 1,295,922 18,064
July 2020 1,283,300 17,000 1,277,858 4,220
June 2020 1,266,300 98,800 1,273,638 240,374
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