What kind of jobs are there in Las Vegas, NV?

Given the number and scale of casinos and resorts in Las Vegas, it's no surprise that tourism and gaming are top industries. Other major employers include the Clark County School District and the Clark County government. Food service, technology and ambulatory health care services are also important industries. 

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.1 /10

How we calculate this.


Las Vegas has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Las Vegas
$45,600

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

4.0%
of people are without a job

0.3 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Las Vegas

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
272,800
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Employment
93,900
Nursing Aide
Salary: $24.34k - $33.58k

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Employment
81,600
Janitor
Salary: $21.99k - $33.49k