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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Nevada

What professions added the most jobs in Nevada? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Nevada is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Nevada

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Nevada increased from 1,113,530 to 1,189,610 with a net gain of 76,080. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of retail salespersons with 8,490 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 8,490 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,113,530
1,189,610 76,080 6.83% $32,180
2 Retail Salespersons
40,630
49,120 8,490 20.90% $20,920
3 Personal Care Aides
4,400
9,030 4,630 105.23% $21,660
4 Customer Service Representatives
15,570
19,190 3,620 23.25% $29,180
5 Cooks, Restaurant
15,540
18,890 3,350 21.56% $29,940
6 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
11,160
14,170 3,010 26.97% $21,850
7 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
22,250
25,220 2,970 13.35% $26,870
8 Cashiers
28,700
31,500 2,800 9.76% $19,820
9 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
27,950
30,590 2,640 9.45% $27,060
10 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
18,790
21,400 2,610 13.89% $25,880
11 Office Clerks, General
26,610
28,880 2,270 8.53% $29,580
12 General and Operations Managers
15,340
17,310 1,970 12.84% $87,160
13 Food Preparation Workers
7,890
9,850 1,960 24.84% $23,990
14 Waiters and Waitresses
35,510
37,440 1,930 5.44% $20,540
15 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
7,960
9,850 1,890 23.74% $35,260
16 Security Guards
18,810
20,410 1,600 8.51% $26,400
17 Accountants and Auditors
6,090
7,600 1,510 24.79% $59,300
18 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
10,180
11,660 1,480 14.54% $29,150
19 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
16,460
17,870 1,410 8.57% $23,440
20 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
28,100
29,460 1,360 4.84% $18,310
21 Construction Laborers
5,840
7,150 1,310 22.43% $37,770
22 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,520
2,820 1,300 85.53% $22,920
23 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
1,150
2,450 1,300 113.04% $49,220
24 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
8,550
9,710 1,160 13.57% $46,020
25 Bartenders
12,960
14,070 1,110 8.56% $23,270
26 Software Developers, Applications
1,510
2,600 1,090 72.19% $76,380
27 Counter and Rental Clerks
2,770
3,860 1,090 39.35% $26,630
28 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
1,930
2,970 1,040 53.89% $31,810
29 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
3,500
4,530 1,030 29.43% $33,130
30 Medical Assistants
4,510
5,530 1,020 22.62% $31,180
31 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
12,030
13,050 1,020 8.48% $40,570
32 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
5,030
6,030 1,000 19.88% $22,850
33 Driver/Sales Workers
2,350
3,350 1,000 42.55% $22,820
34 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
3,440
4,430 990 28.78% $18,560
35 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
12,530
13,520 990 7.90% $34,440
36 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
4,590
5,540 950 20.70% $38,650
37 Insurance Sales Agents
1,950
2,820 870 44.62% $37,270
38 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
4,690
5,520 830 17.70% $27,200
39 Team Assemblers
3,690
4,510 820 22.22% $25,060
40 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
2,220
3,020 800 36.04% $47,970
41 Managers, All Other
4,610
5,400 790 17.14% $91,610
42 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
5,060
5,850 790 15.61% $60,090
43 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
1,390
2,180 790 56.83% $51,540
44 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
710
1,500 790 111.27% $25,330
45 Chief Executives
750
1,500 750 100.00% $
46 Lawyers
4,310
5,020 710 16.47% $108,750
47 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
890
1,580 690 77.53% $24,570
48 Bakers
1,700
2,390 690 40.59% $29,510
49 Chefs and Head Cooks
2,760
3,430 670 24.28% $42,940
50 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
2,650
3,300 650 24.53% $36,250

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of electrical and electronics drafters with a growth rate of 300.00%. It is followed by the profession of stonemasons which grew by 300.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
130
520 390 300.00% $62,590
2 Stonemasons
170
680 510 300.00% $53,420
3 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
150
600 450 300.00% $33,820
4 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
230
780 550 239.13% $27,770
5 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
240
810 570 237.50% $25,430
6 Medical Equipment Repairers
170
470 300 176.47% $51,780
7 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
260
670 410 157.69% $52,750
8 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
230
570 340 147.83% $67,940
9 Avionics Technicians
100
220 120 120.00% $54,500
10 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
100
220 120 120.00% $29,100
11 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
350
750 400 114.29% $46,680
12 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
1,150
2,450 1,300 113.04% $49,220
13 Optometrists
160
340 180 112.50% $57,940
14 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
710
1,500 790 111.27% $25,330
15 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
240
500 260 108.33% $29,580
16 Personal Care Aides
4,400
9,030 4,630 105.23% $21,660
17 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
480
980 500 104.17% $43,130
18 Chief Executives
750
1,500 750 100.00% $
19 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
470
910 440 93.62% $29,770
20 New Accounts Clerks
150
290 140 93.33% $36,670
21 Financial Analysts
490
940 450 91.84% $60,550
22 Concierges
490
940 450 91.84% $34,520
23 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
160
300 140 87.50% $61,490
24 Transportation Workers, All Other
450
840 390 86.67% $27,890
25 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,520
2,820 1,300 85.53% $22,920
26 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
220
400 180 81.82% $57,280
27 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
370
670 300 81.08% $40,580
28 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
760
1,370 610 80.26% $48,730
29 Chiropractors
200
360 160 80.00% $67,030
30 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
290
520 230 79.31% $87,650
31 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
890
1,580 690 77.53% $24,570
32 Environmental Engineering Technicians
130
230 100 76.92% $63,080
33 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
130
230 100 76.92% $23,070
34 Operations Research Analysts
120
210 90 75.00% $64,670
35 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
190
330 140 73.68% $50,890
36 Software Developers, Applications
1,510
2,600 1,090 72.19% $76,380
37 Physician Assistants
440
750 310 70.45% $85,490
38 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
100
170 70 70.00% $45,700
39 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
280
470 190 67.86% $50,350
40 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
200
330 130 65.00% $56,320
41 Prepress Technicians and Workers
200
330 130 65.00% $37,100
42 Residential Advisors
250
410 160 64.00% $30,100
43 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
110
180 70 63.64% $
44 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
130
210 80 61.54% $
45 Legal Support Workers, All Other
300
480 180 60.00% $46,120
46 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
1,390
2,180 790 56.83% $51,540
47 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
520
810 290 55.77% $41,320
48 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
520
810 290 55.77% $31,770
49 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
590
910 320 54.24% $36,410
50 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
1,930
2,970 1,040 53.89% $31,810

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