Nevada Employment Analysis

( Data Date : July 2019 )

Nevada Employment Data

Located in the West region, the traditional drivers of the Silver State’s economy have been gaming and construction. Currently, the ratio of tourism/gaming/entertainment sector employment to total employment is the highest in the nation, with one-third of Nevada’s workforce employed in these industries. Construction is the fastest growing sector in jobs. One of the primary goals of Nevada’s economic development efforts is to diversify its economy to enhance more broad-based growth. (Source: Nevada Department of Employment)

State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Nevada Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • Compared to national rates, Nevada unemployment rate in July 2019 was higher by 0.8% than the U.S. rate of 3.7%.

  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.