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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,026,900 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,070,510 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 4,100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,981 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,026,900 +4,100 +18,200
CPS 1,070,510 +2,981 +21,217

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

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas, Nevada

CES employment for Las Vegas in July 2019 is at a new high of 1,026,900.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Las Vegas is at a new high of 1,070,510.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 1,026,900 4,100 1,070,510 2,981
June 2019 1,022,800 -3,400 1,067,529 1,874
May 2019 1,026,200 -600 1,065,655 2,619
April 2019 1,026,800 2,300 1,063,036 1,777
March 2019 1,024,500 500 1,061,259 1,248
February 2019 1,024,000 -1,300 1,060,011 1,683
January 2019 1,025,300 5,400 1,058,328 1,542
December 2018 1,019,900 2,000 1,056,786 -506
November 2018 1,017,900 -4,500 1,057,292 -372
October 2018 1,022,400 7,400 1,057,664 1,534
September 2018 1,015,000 2,500 1,056,130 2,902
August 2018 1,012,500 3,800 1,053,228 3,935