Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada Job Growth
There were 817,500 jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 698,884 employed persons for the month. Las Vegas lost 205,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 355,005 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Vegas job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||April 2020||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 November 2019 at 1,044,000. Since then 226,500 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,100,307 for Las Vegas in February 2020. 401,423 jobs have been lost in Las Vegas since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Vegas, Nevada Employment History