Department of Numbers

Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,445,500 jobs in Nevada in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,433,284 employed persons for the month. Nevada added 5,200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,579 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Nevada job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,445,500 +5,200 +107,100
CPS 1,433,284 +5,579 +46,077

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 1,449,600. Since then 4,100 jobs have been lost in Nevada according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,105,100 in May 2020, Nevada has gained 340,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Nevada reached a maximum of 1,499,069 in December 2019. 65,785 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 415,167 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,445,500 5,200 1,433,284 5,579
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
September 2021 1,396,500 5,600 1,407,253 3,064
August 2021 1,390,900 7,500 1,404,189 3,297
July 2021 1,383,400 21,200 1,400,892 3,527
June 2021 1,362,200 11,900 1,397,365 4,609
May 2021 1,350,300 11,900 1,392,756 5,549