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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,019,900 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,067,902 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 3,100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,318 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,019,900 +3,100 +33,800
CPS 1,067,902 +4,318 +40,072

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 October 2018 is at a new high of 1,019,900.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Las Vegas is at a new high of 1,067,902.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 1,019,900 3,100 1,067,902 4,318
September 2018 1,016,800 3,100 1,063,584 4,393
August 2018 1,013,700 1,700 1,059,191 3,614
July 2018 1,012,000 10,300 1,055,577 8,288
June 2018 1,001,700 500 1,047,289 1,205
May 2018 1,001,200 2,300 1,046,084 5,205
April 2018 998,900 2,100 1,040,879 2,902
March 2018 996,800 2,500 1,037,977 2,668
February 2018 994,300 3,000 1,035,309 6,611
January 2018 991,300 3,400 1,028,698 -1,025
December 2017 987,900 2,800 1,029,723 1,190
November 2017 985,100 -1,000 1,028,533 703