Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 237,000 jobs in Reno, Nevada in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 236,795 employed persons for the month. Reno added 1,600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 743 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 237,000 +1,600 -12,600
CPS 236,795 +743 -16,031

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 250,800. Since then 13,800 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey. From a trough of 212,400 in April 2020, Reno has gained 24,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 254,545 for Reno in February 2020. 17,750 jobs have been lost in Reno since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 177,072, Reno has added 59,723 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 237,000 1,600 236,795 743
October 2020 235,400 1,400 236,052 851
September 2020 234,000 0 235,201 9,668
August 2020 234,000 2,400 225,533 2,948
July 2020 231,600 2,200 222,585 733
June 2020 229,400 10,900 221,852 37,767
May 2020 218,500 6,100 184,085 7,013
April 2020 212,400 -37,100 177,072 -69,574
March 2020 249,500 -1,000 246,646 -7,899
February 2020 250,500 -300 254,545 1,301
January 2020 250,800 500 253,244 -255
December 2019 250,300 700 253,499 673