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Nevada Jobs and Career Information

RELATIVE POPULARITY

Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Nevada Than Elsewhere

Whether you're looking for a career to pursue, or just want to get a feel for occupations in the state, the table below should be helpful. And we haven't seen anything like it from anyone else.

This table tells us which jobs are more common in Nevada, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US state. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower numbers indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

RankJobMean Local Salary .Local Jobs .Local Popularity Index
1Gaming service workers$24,1554,99052.4
2Gaming supervisors$38,6607,92048.6
3Gaming change persons and booth cashiers$18,4506,56044.4
4Gaming dealers$13,42321,80039.3
5Gaming cage workers$23,8803,24036.3
6Slot key persons$22,4002,92035.8
7Gaming managers$78,02056033.3
8Costume attendants$22,57568031.7
9Gaming and sports book writers and runners$18,9902,00028.6
10Gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators$31,17056018.7
11Mechanical door repairers$45,04026013.5
12Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons$22,5101,27010.4
13Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers$33,5702,4808.9
14Taxi drivers and chauffeurs$22,7809,2807.9
15Tapers$39,7102,3107.8
16Food preparation and serving related workers$18,5002,8007.7
17Tile and marble setters$41,9602,2807.7
18Aircraft cargo handling supervisors$33,7002407.5
19Artists and related workers$35,7201107.3
20Baggage porters and bellhops$16,7552,7707.2
21Plasterers and stucco masons$32,3952,1706.6
22Media and communication equipment workers$50,0206405.9
23Hydrologists$78,4332305.7
24Tour guides and escorts$24,4908205.6
25Stonemasons$39,6203305.5
26Helpers, construction trades$21,7859705.3
27Helpers--carpenters$24,6703,6205.1
28Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters$27,0602,0704.8
29Transportation attendants, except flight attendants and baggage porters$18,5604904.7
30Cooks$24,2902704.5
31Office and administrative support workers$26,4009,7504.2
32Personal care and service workers$28,2401,6304.2
33Locksmiths and safe repairers$32,7104704.1
34Helpers--roofers$20,2804004.0
35Entertainment attendants and related workers$20,8204903.9
36Nuclear engineers$114,3201003.9
37Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers$15,33613,4503.8
38Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks$26,3004,1303.8
39Drywall and ceiling tile installers$37,0854,0303.8
40Reinforcing iron and rebar workers$53,9905203.7
41Audio and video equipment technicians$38,2801,1503.7
42Private detectives and investigators$37,8965003.6
43Transportation workers$28,7159003.5
44Massage therapists$21,2908503.2
45Commercial pilots$55,1203503.1
46Carpet installers$39,1906003.1
47Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters$28,5851,6703.1
48Maids and housekeeping cleaners$19,18621,6703.0
49Helpers--electricians$25,2051,9002.9
50Athletes and sports competitors(varies)1502.9
51First-line supervisors/managers, protective service workers$37,6801,1902.9
52Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall$30,9704802.9
53Film and video editors$93,1102902.8
54Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers$34,1301102.8
55Lodging managers$57,3705502.7
56Bartenders$18,23010,9702.7
57Crossing guards$23,7801,0002.7
58Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic$26,9104402.7
59Parking lot attendants$16,6552,8502.7
60Air traffic controllers$92,3401802.6
61Glaziers$34,8707602.6
62Real estate sales agents$52,9762,8702.5
63Chefs and head cooks$37,1702,4002.5
64Concierges$25,0052902.5
65Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks$23,4303,8302.5
66Merchandise displayers and window trimmers$21,9601,1902.4
67Musicians and singers(varies)7902.4
68Installation, maintenance, and repair workers$39,1502,5402.4
69Carpenters$40,69018,6102.4
70Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers$39,5409202.3
71Cooks, fast food$15,10011,8602.3
72Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers$20,0501,8702.3
73Media and communication workers$42,3604302.3
74Cement masons and concrete finishers$40,4063,8702.3
75First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers$27,4703,4302.1
76Cooks, short order$21,9253,0602.1
77Sound engineering technicians$54,4551902.1
78Actors(varies)5202.1
79Dishwashers$17,4308,7102.1
80Amusement and recreation attendants$16,0553,6002.1
81Skin care specialists$32,0402802.0
82Education, training, and library workers$47,1058102.0
83Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators$36,3707302.0
84Tire repairers and changers$29,4251,2801.9
85Plant and system operators$48,5951101.8
86Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks$30,3008201.8
87First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers$37,7951,6201.8
88Security guards$23,13316,5401.8
89Demonstrators and product promoters$23,0959701.8
90Surgeons$192,4705001.8
91Cooks, restaurant$22,91311,8901.8
92Switchboard operators, including answering service$25,1762,9801.7
93Zoologists and wildlife biologists$57,1301001.7
94Waiters and waitresses$15,17334,1501.7
95Construction managers$77,5602,9601.7
96Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture$73,4402901.7
97Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop$17,0335,0301.7
98Protective service workers$33,7431,9401.7
99Civil engineering technicians$45,0431,2301.7
100Tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers$24,0853001.7

ABSOLUTE POPULARITY

The Most Common Jobs in Nevada

Unlike the table above, which shows where jobs in Nevada are unusually common compared to other states, the table below lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.

RankJob Local Jobs .Mean Local Salary .Local Popularity Index
1Retail salespersons34,910$26,8430.9
2Waiters and waitresses34,150$15,1731.7
3Cashiers32,170$18,8801.1
4Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand28,810$23,0901.4
5Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners24,440$20,7461.3
6Gaming dealers21,800$13,42339.3
7Maids and housekeeping cleaners21,670$19,1863.0
8Office clerks, general21,180$24,4200.8
9Carpenters18,610$40,6902.4
10Security guards16,540$23,1331.8
11Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food14,510$16,3230.8
12Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks14,130$29,4930.9
13General and operations managers13,690$101,8130.9
14Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers13,450$15,3363.8
15Customer service representatives13,380$28,0300.7
16First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers13,010$42,8001.1
17Registered nurses12,890$60,3700.6
18Landscaping and groundskeeping workers12,670$24,5201.6
19Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive12,300$30,6860.8
20Cooks, restaurant11,890$22,9131.8
21Cooks, fast food11,860$15,1002.3
22Maintenance and repair workers, general11,060$33,4731.0
23Bartenders10,970$18,2302.7
24Stock clerks and order fillers10,970$24,1560.8
25Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer10,720$38,3000.9
26First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers10,660$37,3631.2
27Construction laborers10,350$28,5151.3
28Elementary school teachers, except special education9,920$35,1200.9
29Office and administrative support workers9,750$26,4004.2
30Receptionists and information clerks9,610$23,6301.0
31Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products9,470$53,7200.7
32Taxi drivers and chauffeurs9,280$22,7807.9
33Executive secretaries and administrative assistants8,720$36,6330.7
34Dishwashers8,710$17,4302.1
35First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers8,660$27,6101.4
36First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers7,930$57,1701.7
37Gaming supervisors7,920$38,66048.6
38Food preparation workers7,470$21,0151.0
39Electricians6,980$46,4351.3
40Gaming change persons and booth cashiers6,560$18,45044.4
41Accountants and auditors6,460$51,2760.7
42Truck drivers, light or delivery services6,250$28,3530.8
43Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks6,240$27,5301.0
44Team assemblers5,290$23,9060.6
45Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop5,030$17,0331.7
46Gaming service workers4,990$24,15552.4
47Packers and packagers, hand4,930$19,0660.7
48Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants4,800$24,0500.4
49Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters4,780$44,8801.3
50Bill and account collectors4,680$29,5061.2
51Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop4,300$16,9101.0
52Telemarketers4,280$22,2301.4
53Automotive service technicians and mechanics4,280$38,5530.8
54Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks4,130$26,3003.8
55First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers4,070$53,3031.1
56Drywall and ceiling tile installers4,030$37,0853.8
57Managers3,960$75,1661.3
58Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators3,910$46,5851.4
59Cement masons and concrete finishers3,870$40,4062.3
60Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks3,830$23,4302.5
61Business operations specialists3,800$54,5830.5
62Financial managers3,740$83,2100.9
63Painters, construction and maintenance3,730$38,2931.7
64Helpers--carpenters3,620$24,6705.1
65Amusement and recreation attendants3,600$16,0552.1
66Lawyers3,570$102,4000.7
67Cleaners of vehicles and equipment3,530$18,8831.2
68First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers3,430$27,4702.1
69Computer support specialists3,320$37,0730.7
70Counter and rental clerks3,310$22,7130.8
71Sales representatives, services3,290$43,2350.9
72Gaming cage workers3,240$23,88036.3
73First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers3,220$52,2030.6
74Driver/sales workers3,180$28,3951.0
75Cooks, short order3,060$21,9252.1
76Billing and posting clerks and machine operators3,060$29,3630.7
77Tellers3,050$21,9350.7
78Switchboard operators, including answering service2,980$25,1761.7
79Construction managers2,960$77,5601.7
80Slot key persons2,920$22,40035.8
81Real estate sales agents2,870$52,9762.5
82Loan officers2,870$47,9301.0
83Parking lot attendants2,850$16,6552.7
84Teacher assistants2,830$23,7000.3
85Industrial truck and tractor operators2,820$27,6200.6
86Food preparation and serving related workers2,800$18,5007.7
87Baggage porters and bellhops2,770$16,7557.2
88Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education2,700$40,4100.4
89Medical assistants2,590$28,3100.8
90Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses2,580$40,4230.5
91Installation, maintenance, and repair workers2,540$39,1502.4
92Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers2,480$33,5708.9
93Preschool teachers, except special education2,480$21,8400.9
94Civil engineers2,460$71,4101.2
95Legal secretaries2,450$39,8731.1
96Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education2,410$39,8200.5
97Chefs and head cooks2,400$37,1702.5
98Tapers2,310$39,7107.8
99Tile and marble setters2,280$41,9607.7
100Management analysts2,250$67,0330.5

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