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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,065,900 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,076,141 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 2,100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,654 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,065,900 +2,100 +51,900
CPS 1,076,141 +8,654 +46,753

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 1,065,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,107,266 for Las Vegas in February 2020. 31,125 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 713,473, Las Vegas has added 362,668 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 1,065,900 2,100 1,076,141 8,654
August 2022 1,063,800 700 1,067,487 8,946
July 2022 1,063,100 5,100 1,058,541 4,431
June 2022 1,058,000 7,300 1,054,110 3,127
May 2022 1,050,700 5,799 1,050,983 3,572
April 2022 1,044,900 2,400 1,047,411 3,339
March 2022 1,042,500 400 1,044,072 2,631
February 2022 1,042,099 10,199 1,041,441 3,258
January 2022 1,031,900 2,700 1,038,183 5,208
December 2021 1,029,200 4,000 1,032,975 -503
November 2021 1,025,200 -1,000 1,033,478 353
October 2021 1,026,200 12,200 1,033,125 3,737