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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Nevada

What professions have the highest employment in Nevada? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Nevada. We note that the total employment in Nevada is 1,189,610. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 49,120 people (4.13 percent of the total employment in Nevada). The second most common job is the waiters and waitresses profession which employs 37,440 people (3.15 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Nevada is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Nevada

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
1,189,610
100.00% $33,550
2 Retail Salespersons
49,120
4.13% $22,980
3 Waiters and Waitresses
37,440
3.15% $19,080
4 Cashiers
31,500
2.65% $20,120
5 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
30,590
2.57% $29,610
6 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
29,460
2.48% $18,610
7 Office Clerks, General
28,880
2.43% $30,310
8 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
25,220
2.12% $32,400
9 Gaming Dealers
22,300
1.87% $17,540
10 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
21,400
1.80% $26,400
11 Security Guards
20,410
1.72% $25,210
12 Customer Service Representatives
19,190
1.61% $30,010
13 Restaurant Cooks
18,890
1.59% $27,400
14 Registered Nurses
18,430
1.55% $79,280
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
17,870
1.50% $24,990
16 General and Operations Managers
17,310
1.46% $83,070
17 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
14,170
1.19% $22,700
18 Bartenders
14,070
1.18% $25,060
19 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
13,520
1.14% $35,830
20 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
13,050
1.10% $44,210
21 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
11,660
0.98% $29,110
22 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
11,480
0.97% $36,350
23 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
10,160
0.85% $38,590
24 Dishwashers
10,110
0.85% $25,150
25 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
9,870
0.83% $51,890
26 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
9,850
0.83% $23,440
27 Food Preparation Workers
9,850
0.83% $23,960
28 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
9,850
0.83% $32,680
29 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
9,770
0.82% $45,850
30 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
9,710
0.82% $46,410
31 Carpenters
9,520
0.80% $48,620
32 Personal Care Aides
9,030
0.76% $21,220
33 Receptionists and Information Clerks
8,730
0.73% $26,130
34 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
8,620
0.72% $55,960
35 Accountants and Auditors
7,600
0.64% $56,750
36 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
7,530
0.63% $30,380
37 Fast Food Cooks
7,260
0.61% $18,390
38 Construction Laborers
7,150
0.60% $36,650
39 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
7,020
0.59% $30,890
40 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
7,000
0.59% $26,260
41 Other Sales Representatives
6,870
0.58% $40,510
42 Gaming Supervisors
6,780
0.57% $54,030
43 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
6,030
0.51% $22,780
44 Substitute Teachers
5,930
0.50% $27,330
45 Other Business Operations Specialists
5,850
0.49% $57,800
46 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
5,560
0.47% $52,540
47 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
5,540
0.47% $39,120
48 Medical Assistants
5,530
0.46% $30,890
49 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
5,520
0.46% $32,340
50 All Other Managers
5,400
0.45% $91,960
51 Teacher Assistants
5,100
0.43% $30,860
52 Nursing Assistants
5,070
0.43% $31,620
53 Lawyers
5,020
0.42% $105,360
54 Electricians
4,670
0.39% $56,420
55 Financial Managers
4,640
0.39% $86,810
56 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
4,560
0.38% $22,600
57 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
4,530
0.38% $32,320
58 Team Assemblers
4,510
0.38% $24,450
59 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
4,430
0.37% $18,700
60 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
4,340
0.36% $65,500
61 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
4,330
0.36% $68,710
62 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
4,270
0.36% $52,940
63 Packers and Packagers
4,150
0.35% $19,850
64 Counter and Rental Clerks
3,860
0.32% $27,450
65 Tellers
3,720
0.31% $27,820
66 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
3,710
0.31% $19,790
67 Sales Managers
3,590
0.30% $87,050
68 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
3,500
0.29% $26,570
69 Chefs and Head Cooks
3,430
0.29% $46,880
70 Driver/Sales Workers
3,350
0.28% $29,090
71 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
3,320
0.28% $36,930
72 Property, Real Estate Managers
3,300
0.28% $43,100
73 Parking Lot Attendants
3,160
0.27% $22,020
74 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
3,160
0.27% $27,360
75 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
3,130
0.26% $22,150
76 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
3,030
0.25% $44,360
77 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
3,020
0.25% $42,810
78 Bill and Account Collectors
3,000
0.25% $33,540
79 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
2,970
0.25% $27,550
80 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,970
0.25% $36,470
81 Management Analysts
2,960
0.25% $72,020
82 Gaming Cage Workers
2,930
0.25% $30,290
83 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
2,860
0.24% $69,290
84 Telemarketers
2,860
0.24% $23,870
85 Insurance Sales Agents
2,820
0.24% $42,640
86 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
2,820
0.24% $25,170
87 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
2,810
0.24% $22,260
88 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
2,790
0.23% $52,680
89 Dental Assistants
2,760
0.23% $35,660
90 Other Computer Occupations
2,740
0.23% $64,690
91 Pharmacy Technicians
2,730
0.23% $32,920
92 Human Resources Specialists
2,730
0.23% $49,760
93 Loan Officers
2,680
0.23% $57,250
94 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
2,640
0.22% $26,250
95 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
2,610
0.22% $34,340
96 Construction Managers
2,610
0.22% $76,060
97 Applications Software Developers
2,600
0.22% $88,260
98 Short Order Cooks
2,580
0.22% $23,970
99 Correctional Officers and Jailers
2,580
0.22% $49,120
100 Food Service Managers
2,540
0.21% $60,050
101 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
2,470
0.21% $55,580
102 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
2,450
0.21% $56,460
103 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
2,440
0.21% $22,850
104 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
2,430
0.20% $27,430
105 Bakers
2,390
0.20% $28,390
106 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
2,390
0.20% $48,530
107 Legal Secretaries
2,390
0.20% $45,940
108 Medical Secretaries
2,340
0.20% $34,710
109 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
2,300
0.19% $32,550
110 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
2,300
0.19% $52,450
111 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
2,290
0.19% $49,920
112 Childcare Workers
2,290
0.19% $19,670
113 Postal Service Mail Carriers
2,260
0.19% $57,200
114 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
2,230
0.19% $54,170
115 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
2,200
0.18% $37,150
116 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
2,180
0.18% $47,080
117 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
2,140
0.18% $50,610
118 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
2,130
0.18% $32,220
119 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
2,120
0.18% $63,330
120 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,090
0.18% $35,730
121 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
2,040
0.17% $51,600
122 Computer User Support Specialists
2,030
0.17% $45,110
123 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
2,010
0.17% $30,400
124 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
2,010
0.17% $56,480
125 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
1,970
0.17% $22,820
126 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,950
0.16% $97,830
127 Pharmacists
1,930
0.16% $125,800
128 Parts Salespersons
1,860
0.16% $34,090
129 Computer Systems Analysts
1,860
0.16% $78,750
130 Compliance Officers
1,850
0.16% $59,950
131 Helpers--Production Workers
1,840
0.15% $23,890
132 Cost Estimators
1,840
0.15% $54,810
133 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
1,810
0.15% $28,060
134 Civil Engineers
1,810
0.15% $82,660
135 Training and Development Specialists
1,790
0.15% $52,100
136 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,760
0.15% $52,200
137 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,730
0.15% $40,660
138 Home Health Aides
1,720
0.14% $23,220
139 Massage Therapists
1,700
0.14% $18,860
140 Real Estate Sales Agents
1,650
0.14% $55,450
141 Marketing Managers
1,630
0.14% $94,370
142 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
1,620
0.14% $87,150
143 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
1,610
0.14% $32,090
144 Firefighters
1,610
0.14% $52,420
145 Other Healthcare Support Workers
1,600
0.13% $40,680
146 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
1,600
0.13% $36,900
147 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,600
0.13% $76,420
148 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
1,590
0.13% $38,930
149 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
1,580
0.13% $43,190
150 Data Entry Keyers
1,580
0.13% $27,590
151 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
1,580
0.13% $20,590
152 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
1,580
0.13% $28,270
153 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
1,570
0.13% $62,740
154 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
1,560
0.13% $51,210
155 Recreation Workers
1,560
0.13% $32,140
156 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
1,550
0.13% $36,760
157 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,540
0.13% $41,120
158 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
1,530
0.13% $59,800
159 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
1,530
0.13% $21,300
160 Coaches and Scouts
1,510
0.13% $24,520
161 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
1,500
0.13% $23,040
162 Physical Therapists
1,500
0.13% $100,490
163 Chief Executives
1,500
0.13% $158,200
164 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
1,490
0.13% $21,530
165 Graphic Designers
1,480
0.12% $45,320
166 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
1,470
0.12% $53,920
167 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
1,460
0.12% $66,320
168 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
1,460
0.12% $45,930
169 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
1,460
0.12% $55,150
170 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
1,450
0.12% $44,980
171 File Clerks
1,440
0.12% $26,040
172 Social and Human Service Assistants
1,440
0.12% $33,520
173 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
1,440
0.12% $64,790
174 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
1,430
0.12% $45,480
175 Printing Press Operators
1,430
0.12% $35,280
176 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,430
0.12% $38,930
177 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
1,420
0.12% $41,370
178 Computer Programmers
1,400
0.12% $79,990
179 Radiologic Technologists
1,390
0.12% $62,460
180 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,380
0.12% $30,340
181 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
1,370
0.12% $52,410
182 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
1,360
0.11% $21,610
183 Computer and Information Systems Managers
1,360
0.11% $108,910
184 Protective Service Workers, All Other
1,340
0.11% $42,730
185 Order Clerks
1,320
0.11% $32,930
186 Dental Hygienists
1,320
0.11% $89,890
187 Other Physicians and Surgeons
1,310
0.11% n/a
188 Sheet Metal Workers
1,300
0.11% $43,180
189 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
1,300
0.11% $72,830
190 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,270
0.11% $58,370
191 Administrative Services Managers
1,260
0.11% $74,000
192 Public Relations Specialists
1,240
0.10% $53,160
193 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
1,230
0.10% $35,170
194 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
1,230
0.10% $40,390
195 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
1,220
0.10% $28,690
196 Unknown
1,210
0.10% $39,170
197 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
1,210
0.10% $71,680
198 Roofers
1,190
0.10% $38,630
199 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
1,150
0.10% $27,540
200 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
1,150
0.10% $36,540

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