Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 244,100 jobs in Reno, Nevada in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 258,291 employed persons for the month. Reno added 300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,469 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 244,100 +300 -6,100
CPS 258,291 +1,469 +3,746

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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 212,400 in May 2020, Reno has gained 31,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2021 for Reno is at a new high of 258,291.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 244,100 300 258,291 1,469
January 2021 243,800 3,300 256,822 20,668
December 2020 240,500 2,000 236,154 3,400
November 2020 238,500 800 232,754 -3,298
October 2020 237,700 1,800 236,052 851
September 2020 235,900 2,000 235,201 9,668
August 2020 233,900 2,900 225,533 2,948
July 2020 231,000 4,100 222,585 733
June 2020 226,900 14,500 221,852 37,767
May 2020 212,400 -1,600 184,085 7,013
April 2020 214,000 -35,500 177,072 -69,574
March 2020 249,500 -700 246,646 -7,899