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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 1,045,300 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,047,409 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 2,800 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,337 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,045,300 +2,800 +98,500
CPS 1,047,409 +3,337 +57,557

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 1,056,500. Since then 11,200 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey. From a trough of 769,600 in May 2020, Las Vegas has gained 275,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,107,266 for Las Vegas in February 2020. 59,857 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 333,936 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 1,045,300 2,800 1,047,409 3,337
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
September 2021 1,014,000 500 1,029,388 5,418
August 2021 1,013,500 4,900 1,023,970 6,355
July 2021 1,008,600 27,100 1,017,615 15,743
June 2021 981,500 17,900 1,001,872 6,188
May 2021 963,600 16,800 995,684 5,832