Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 935,500 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,020,370 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 8,200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,869 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 118,900 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 162,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,137,142 for Las Vegas in February 2020. 116,772 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 282,596 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History