Department of Numbers

Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 31,000 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 25,575 employed persons for the month. Carson City added 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 77 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 31,000 +200 +1,500
CPS 25,575 +77 +529

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 2,300 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 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,327 for Carson City in May 2007. 1,752 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 19,827, Carson City has added 5,748 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 31,000 200 25,575 77
October 2021 30,800 200 25,498 39
September 2021 30,600 0 25,459 -71
August 2021 30,600 200 25,530 -101
July 2021 30,400 0 25,631 -141
June 2021 30,400 200 25,772 -58
May 2021 30,200 -100 25,830 -5
April 2021 30,300 0 25,835 72
March 2021 30,300 0 25,763 151
February 2021 30,300 100 25,612 201
January 2021 30,200 600 25,411 218
December 2020 29,600 100 25,193 147