Las Vegas Jobs

  • Loader Operator Lead

    Impact Companies - Las Vegas, NV

    Impact is looking for a Loader Operator who is responsible for but not limited to: Able to write reports Leadership Skills Handle Stress Operating heavy equipment Preventative...

    from Impact Companies - 20 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Las Vegas, NV

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 20 hours ago
  • Physician (Vascular)

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Las Vegas, NV

    The Vascular Surgeon will serve as a Staff Surgeon in the Department of Surgery at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas. The physician will work closely with...

    from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 6 hours ago
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada, United States, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally known vacation, shopping, entertainment, and gambling destination. It was established in 1905 and officially became a city in 1911. With the growth that followed, Vegas became the largest U.S. city founded in the 20th century . The name Las Vegas is often applied to the unincorporated areas of Clark County that surround the city, especially the resort areas on and near the Las Vegas Strip. This 4½ mi stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard is mostly outside the Las Vegas city limits, in the unincorporated towns of Paradise and Winchester. The center of gambling in the United States, Las Vegas is marketed as The Entertainment Capital of the World and is famous for its massive, lavish casino resorts. It is also commonly known as Sin City, due to the popularity of legalized gambling, availability of alcoholic beverages at any time , and various forms and degrees...more

Las Vegas Economy

The primary drivers of the Las Vegas economy have been the confluence of tourism, gaming, and conventions which in turn feed the retail and dining industries. Several companies involved in the manufacture of electronic gaming machines, such as slot machines, are located in the Las Vegas area. In the 2000s retail and dining have become attractions of their own. Tourism marketing and promotion are handled by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a county wide agency. Its annual Visitors Survey provides detailed information on visitor numbers, spending patterns and resulting revenues . Las Vegas as the county seat and home to the Lloyd D. George Federal District Courthouse, draws numerous legal service industries providing bail, marriage, divorce, tax, incorporation and other legal services. Many technology companies have either relocated to Las Vegas or were created there. For various reasons, Las Vegas has had a high concentration of technology companies in electronic...more

Las Vegas Careers

Among the most common occupations in Las Vegas are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Service occupations, 25%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Las Vegas, Nevada work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Las Vegas Industries

The leading industries in Las Vegas, Nevada are Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 25%; Construction, 13%; and Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 12%. Simply Hired's Las Vegas job listings indicate that the following industries in Las Vegas are hiring the most workers:

Las Vegas Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Las Vegas, Nevada is $34,824, and the median income of households in Las Vegas was $47,863.
 

Average Salaries in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV

$35,000
 

According to our Las Vegas Trends data, the number of Las Vegas, Nevada jobs has decreased by 17% since September 2013.
Las Vegas job trends

Las Vegas Employment Statistics

Population of Las Vegas
Total population 538,653
Male 50.09%
Female 49.91%
Median age 34.8
  
Las Vegas Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.9%
Median cost of a home $285,200
Median mortgage payment $1,054
Renter-occupied homes 41.1%
Vacant housing 10.3%
Median monthly rent $894
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $28,762
Median for all male full-time $39,505
Median for all female full-time $30,142
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 12%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 50%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 77%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 5%
Other 7%
  
Las Vegas Commute
Carpool 10.1%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 24 minutes