Department of Numbers

Reno, Nevada Job Growth

There were 222,400 jobs in Reno, Nevada in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,950 employed persons for the month. Reno lost 27,100 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 64,696 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reno job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 222,400 -27,100 -24,500
CPS 181,950 -64,696 -65,962

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 28,400 jobs have been lost in Reno according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 254,545 for Reno in February 2020. 72,595 jobs have been lost in Reno since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Reno, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 222,400 -27,100 181,950 -64,696
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
November 2019 249,600 400 252,826 833
October 2019 249,200 2,000 251,993 908
September 2019 247,200 200 251,085 900
August 2019 247,000 -300 250,185 803
July 2019 247,300 -200 249,382 630
June 2019 247,500 200 248,752 463
May 2019 247,300 400 248,289 377