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Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 31,100 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 24,739 employed persons for the month. Carson City added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 307 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 31,100 +300 +1,600
CPS 24,739 +307 +1,224

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 2,200 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 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,145 for Carson City in December 2007. 2,406 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 22,698, Carson City has added 2,041 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 31,100 300 24,739 307
January 2018 30,800 -200 24,432 505
December 2017 31,000 500 23,927 31
November 2017 30,500 100 23,896 169
October 2017 30,400 -100 23,727 169
September 2017 30,500 200 23,558 142
August 2017 30,300 200 23,416 55
July 2017 30,100 100 23,361 -50
June 2017 30,000 0 23,411 -52
May 2017 30,000 100 23,463 -1
April 2017 29,900 300 23,464 7
March 2017 29,600 100 23,457 -58