Posts Tagged: jobs

Nevada Sees Largest Annual Job Increase In Over 12 Years

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The Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR) released their November 2018 economic report, and it’s good news for the state’s recovery. Nevada added a seasonally adjusted 5,200 jobs between October and November, with a total year-over-year a gain of 51,900 jobs from November 2017. That’s the largest annual increase since 2006, and the… Read more »

65% of Las Vegas Jobs Could Be Lost to Automation by 2035

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New research by the Institute for Spacial Economic Analysis finds that Las Vegas could be hit harder than any other major metro by automation. ISEA used a 2013 Oxford study which rated the probability of automation for the 700 most common jobs, and then applied that to the mix of jobs in the 100 metros with… Read more »

Nevada Among Leaders in February Job Gains

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The latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Nevada’s payroll gains are among the top in the country from February 2016 to the same month in 2017. Nevada added 41,200 seasonally adjusted jobs over the last year, an increase of 3.2 percent. The only states to perform better were two Intermountain West neighbors:… Read more »

Q2 Nevada Job Growth at 3.2% and Sixth Nationwide

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The latest Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages shows Nevada with the sixth fastest growing private sector employment as of the second quarter of 2016, according to the state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR). Our neighboring states of Idaho, Utah, and Oregon outpaced Nevada’s 3.2% growth rate for the first half of the… Read more »

Real Unemployment Numbers in Nevada and the Nation

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Nevada’s “headline” unemployment rate rose to a seasonally-adjusted 6.4% in June 2016. However, relative to one year ago (June 2015), Nevada added 31,500 private payroll jobs and the unemployment rate fell by 0.4 points. Nevada’s U-6 rate (a fuller measure of unemployment that includes unemployed, marginally attached, and forced part-time workers) in Q2, 2016 was… Read more »

Nevada’s Unemployment Rate Creeping Toward U.S. Rate

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Nevada’s unemployment rate decreased in February to a seasonally adjusted 5.9 percent, according to Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR). It’s the first time in eight years that the state’s headline jobless rate has fallen below 6 percent. The U.S. rate is unchanged from January, at 4.9 percent, one point lower than the Nevada rate…. Read more »

Nevada Jobs Report – October 2015

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In case you missed it… Nevada’s “headline” unemployment decreased to a seasonally-adjusted 6.7% in September 2015. Relative to September 2014, Nevada added 33,900 private payroll jobs (98% of total) and the unemployment rate fell by 0.6 points. YOY total job growth peaked in September 1994 at 76,400. On a less-great note, the Nevada U-6 rate… Read more »

Nevada Among States With Biggest Nonfarm Employment Percentage Increases

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Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in June, according to the latest report from Bureau of Labor Statistics. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from May, 12 states had increases, and 17 states had no change. Forty-two states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier,… Read more »

June Jobs Report for Nevada

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ICYMI, our latest jobs report has all the (latest/May) data you could want on the jobs market in Nevada. A few highlights: Relative to May 2014, the Nevada economy added 41,500 jobs and the unemployment rate fell by 0.9 points. However, growth has not reached previous highs. Nevada YOY job growth peaked in September 1994 with… Read more »

STEM Job Growth Dwarves Other Sectors

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Heard enough about STEM jobs yet? No, you say? Too much is never enough, you say? Read on, then, and learn where the country’s biggest tech job gains lie. As reported recently by newgeography.com (NG), from 2004 to 2014 the number of tech-related jobs in the U.S. “expanded 31% faster than other high-growth sectors like health… Read more »