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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 977,800 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,047,819 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 1,700 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,197 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 977,800 +1,700 +75,600
CPS 1,047,819 +2,197 +62,771

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 peaked in February 2020 at 1,054,400. Since then 76,600 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 773,500 in May 2020, Las Vegas has gained 204,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,137,142 for Las Vegas in February 2020. 89,323 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 737,774, Las Vegas has added 310,045 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 977,800 1,700 1,047,819 2,197
October 2021 976,100 9,400 1,045,622 14,374
September 2021 966,700 4,800 1,031,248 2,568
August 2021 961,900 3,500 1,028,680 2,203
July 2021 958,400 10,000 1,026,477 1,740
June 2021 948,400 6,300 1,024,737 3,906
May 2021 942,100 14,800 1,020,831 5,330
April 2021 927,300 8,800 1,015,501 4,283
March 2021 918,500 6,800 1,011,218 5,322
February 2021 911,700 4,700 1,005,896 6,379
January 2021 907,000 1,300 999,517 7,183
December 2020 905,700 3,500 992,334 7,286