Nevada Economy

Here’s the first quarter “Nevada Economy In Brief” published by the Nevada Employment Security Department.

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Nevada Economy

Here’s the fourth quarter 2008 “Nevada Economy In Brief” published by the Nevada Employment Security Department.

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October 08 Economy In Brief

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.

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2007 State of Nevada’s Economy

Here’s the December 2007 Nevada Economy In Brief.

Highlights:

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 …

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