Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 248,000 jobs in Reno, Nevada in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 252,818 employed persons for the month. Reno lost 1,300 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 530 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 248,000 -1,300 +9,500
CPS 252,818 +530 +4,506

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Reno, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Reno 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 Reno, Nevada

CES employment for Reno peaked in January 2020 at 250,500. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 212,400 in May 2020, Reno has gained 35,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 260,672 for Reno in March 2021. 7,854 jobs have been lost in Reno since then according to the household survey. From a September 2021 low of 251,572, Reno has added 1,246 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 248,000 -1,300 252,818 530
October 2021 249,300 1,500 252,288 716
September 2021 247,800 1,100 251,572 -969
August 2021 246,700 100 252,541 -1,016
July 2021 246,600 400 253,557 -4,971
June 2021 246,200 600 258,528 -1,293
May 2021 245,600 1,200 259,821 -669
April 2021 244,400 -100 260,490 -182
March 2021 244,500 500 260,672 1,169
February 2021 244,000 200 259,503 1,747
January 2021 243,800 3,300 257,756 7,501
December 2020 240,500 2,000 250,255 1,943