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Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth

There were 993,900 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,034,728 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas added 2,600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,820 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 993,900 +2,600 +26,300
CPS 1,034,728 +4,820 +32,304

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 993,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,035,007 for Las Vegas in December 2017. 279 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 1,029,908, Las Vegas has added 4,820 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 993,900 2,600 1,034,728 4,820
January 2018 991,300 3,400 1,029,908 -5,099
December 2017 987,900 2,800 1,035,007 5,800
November 2017 985,100 -1,000 1,029,207 6,515
October 2017 986,100 2,900 1,022,692 2,774
September 2017 983,200 4,000 1,019,918 4,655
August 2017 979,200 900 1,015,263 3,093
July 2017 978,300 2,700 1,012,170 3,600
June 2017 975,600 2,300 1,008,570 1,473
May 2017 973,300 5,400 1,007,097 1,639
April 2017 967,900 -6,000 1,005,458 3,418
March 2017 973,900 6,300 1,002,040 -384