Carson City Jobs

  • Fire Control Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Carson City, NV

    Electronics systems are an integral component to many of the weapons the Army National Guard deploys. The National Guard relies on the Fire Control Repairer to keep these systems...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Carson City, NV

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 1 day ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers – Biggest Pay Increase in Company History! (89703)

    Gordon Trucking - Carson City, NV

    Isn't Driver salary the most important thing? Sure, but there's more to it. There are a lot of trucking companies, and a lot of trucking jobs out there. Truck Driver salary is...

    from Gordon Trucking - 1 day ago
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Carson City, Nevada

The Consolidated Municipality of Carson City is the capital of the State of Nevada. A 2006 population estimate places its population at 57,701. Carson City is now an independent city and is its own Metropolitan Statistical Area. Like many towns in Nevada, Carson City was founded in the boom days of mining. A center of silver mining, Carson City was the county seat of the former Ormsby County and was named for explorer Kit Carson. Carson City has the distinction of being the smallest of the 361 Metropolitan Statistical Areas as designated by the United States Census Bureau . The largest nearby city to Carson City is Reno, about 30 miles to the north. Carson City is one of only two capital cities in the United States that borders another state; the other is Trenton, New Jersey.

Carson City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Carson City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Carson City, Nevada work for companies, 22 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Carson City Industries

The leading industries in Carson City, Nevada are Educational, health and social services, 13%; Manufacturing, 13%; and Public administration, 13%. Simply Hired's Carson City job listings indicate that the following industries in Carson City are hiring the most workers:

Carson City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Carson City, Nevada is $31,357, and the median income of households in Carson City was $41,809.

Average Salaries in Carson City, NV

Carson City, NV


According to our Carson City Trends data, the number of Carson City, Nevada jobs has decreased by 14% since October 2013.
Carson City job trends

Carson City Employment Statistics

Population of Carson City
Total population 52,457
Male 51.67%
Female 48.33%
Median age 38.7
Carson City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.1%
Median cost of a home $147,500
Median mortgage payment $872
Renter-occupied homes 36.9%
Vacant housing 5.2%
Median monthly rent $650
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,296
Median for all female full-time $27,418
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 29%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 15%
White 87%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 2%
Other 9%
Carson City Commute
Carpool 13.9%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 18 minutes