Here’s the first quarter “Nevada Economy In Brief” published by the Nevada Employment Security Department.
Here’s the fourth quarter 2008 “Nevada Economy In Brief” published by the Nevada Employment Security Department.
The Nevada Employment Security Department today published the October 2008 “Economy in Brief” and it is available online. Amongst this issue’s most fascinating statistics: Nevada’s personal income growth rate has been cut in half since the record 2003 tax hikes and 2005 increase in minimum wage.
Here’s the December 2007 Nevada Economy In Brief.
- At the beginning of the year, Government represented 12.02% of Nevada’s jobs.
- Although it is just a small portion of overall jobs, it provided 69% of the new jobs created during 2007.
- Nevada added 5,800 government jobs and 2,600 private-sector jobs during 2007.
- Statewide, government jobs paid the highest average wages, beating construction and mining, high tech and medicine.
These numbers are on page 3 of the Economy In Brief. Subsequent pages break out individual cities and counties. Most of the government growth was local government employees in the Las Vegas metropolitan statistical area.