Job Training for Nevada

Nevada Job Training
“Silver State”

Nevada presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Nevada Economic Overview

In 2016, Nevada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 33rd with over $147 billion and ranked 35th with a per capita GDP of almost $44,000. For June 2017, Nevada had an employed workforce of over 1.4 million and an unemployment rate of 4.7%. For 2016, Nevada ranked 34th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Nevada’s rank on this measure has fallen from 6th to 33rd.

Nevada Income Per PersonNevada Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Nevada, including the following major cities:

  • Nevada Locations for Job TrainingCarson City
  • Las Vegas
  • Reno

Nevada Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Nevada industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Nevada economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Nevada Sector Sizes

The Nevada OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Leisure & Hospitality.

Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Leisure & Hospitality is the top supersector in Nevada, relative to the nation, with over 349,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Las Vegas Sands Corp.
  • Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
  • Red Rock Resorts, Inc.
  • Venetian Casino Resort, LLC
  • Tropicana Entertainment Holdings LLC

Nevada Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Nevada Sector Growth

Nevada OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Construction supersector, the Other Services supersector, the Manufacturing supersector, the Professional & Business Services supersector, the Education & Health Services supersector, and the Government supersector.

Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Construction is the top growth industry in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 84,000 employed (6.3% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 12.6% while the national average grew 3.5%.

Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Other Services is one of the top growth industries in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 42,000 employed (3.2% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 7.3% while the national average grew 2.7%.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is one of the top growth industry in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 45,000 employed (3.4% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.6% while the national average grew 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • PDL Biopharma, Inc.
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Gaming Partners International Corporation
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
  • MCIG, Inc.

Professional & Business Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Professional & Business Services is one of the top growth industries in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 186,000 employed (14.0% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Professional & Business Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.6% while the national average grew 2.6%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Counterpath Corporation
  • Yanex Group Inc.
  • A2m Solutions Inc
  • Homie Recipes, Inc.

Education & Health Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Education & Health Services is one of the top growth industries in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 133,000 employed (10.0% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Education & Health Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 5.4% while the national average grew 2.6%. The company reporting the most employee growth in this supersector is:

  • Medical Imaging Corp.

Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Government is one of the top growth industries in Nevada, relative to the rest of America, with over 159,000 employed (11.9% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Government employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.4% while the national average grew 0.7%.

Nevada Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Nevada occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Nevada Job Opportunities

Nevada Job Training Providers

Nevada has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Nevada Training. See OJT trainers in Nevada for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Nevada. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Nevada, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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