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Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 31,600 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 24,462 employed persons for the month. Carson City added 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 31,600 +300 +1,200
CPS 24,462 +61 -143

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Carson City, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Carson City 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 for Carson City, Nevada

CES employment for Carson City peaked in February 2007 at 33,300. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,300 in January 2013, Carson City has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,327 for Carson City in May 2007. 2,865 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 19,186, Carson City has added 5,276 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 31,600 300 24,462 61
March 2022 31,300 -100 24,401 16
February 2022 31,400 100 24,385 34
January 2022 31,300 0 24,351 83
December 2021 31,300 400 24,268 11
November 2021 30,900 0 24,257 39
October 2021 30,900 200 24,218 55
September 2021 30,700 100 24,163 34
August 2021 30,600 200 24,129 -26
July 2021 30,400 200 24,155 -102
June 2021 30,200 -100 24,257 -168
May 2021 30,300 -100 24,425 -180