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Fastest-Growing Careers
These are the occupations that were expected to have the largest rate of growth from 2016 to 2026 (for states) or 2019 to 2029 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different projections due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 547 growing occupations in Nevada.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2016 2026
1
Etchers and engravers
110
270
146%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
2
Mechanical drafters
220
440
104%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
3
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment
350
630
83%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
4
Mechanical engineers
680
1,240
83%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
5
Electrical engineers
720
1,200
66%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
6
Commercial and industrial designers
90
140
65%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
7
Industrial engineers
410
680
65%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
8
Bus drivers, transit and intercity
2,490
3,680
48%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
9
Software developers, applications
2,460
3,630
48%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
10
Software developers, systems software
920
1,370
48%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
11
Home health aides
1,280
1,790
40%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
12
Personal care aides
11,380
15,780
39%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
13
Statisticians
110
140
37%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
14
Operations research analysts
370
510
36%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
15
Industrial production managers
790
1,060
35%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
16
Nurse practitioners
580
780
35%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
17
Technical writers
220
300
35%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
18
Physician assistants
470
630
34%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
19
Health specialties teachers, postsecondary
740
980
33%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
20
Market research analysts and marketing specialists
2,680
3,550
33%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
21
Respiratory therapists
730
970
33%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
22
Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic
240
320
32%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
23
Architectural and engineering managers
1,050
1,380
31%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
24
Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary
260
340
31%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
25
Physical therapist assistants
440
570
31%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
26
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse
1,070
1,390
30%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearNo formal educational credential
27
Sales engineers
320
420
30%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
28
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
460
590
29%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
29
Orthotists and prosthetists
60
80
29%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
30
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
5,300
6,820
29%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
31
Diagnostic medical sonographers
620
790
28%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
32
Drafters, all other
180
240
28%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
33
Electro-mechanical technicians
120
150
28%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
34
Elevator installers and repairers
170
210
28%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
35
Physical therapist aides
310
400
28%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
36
Procurement clerks
570
730
28%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
37
Financial managers
5,630
7,140
27%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
38
Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters
170
220
27%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearNo formal educational credential
39
Nonfarm animal caretakers
2,180
2,770
27%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
40
Physical therapists
1,420
1,800
27%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
41
Reinforcing iron and rebar workers
310
400
27%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
42
Glaziers
850
1,070
26%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
43
Information security analysts
400
510
26%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
44
Mechanical door repairers
120
150
26%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
45
Phlebotomists
830
1,040
26%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
46
Business teachers, postsecondary
260
320
25%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
47
Cement masons and concrete finishers
2,180
2,720
25%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearNo formal educational credential
48
Crane and tower operators
430
530
25%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
49
Helpers--electricians
910
1,130
25%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
50
Radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers
120
150
25%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
51
Structural iron and steel workers
300
370
25%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
52
Bicycle repairers
90
120
24%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
53
Cartographers and photogrammetrists
230
280
24%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
54
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food
31,210
38,750
24%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearNo formal educational credential
55
Health technologists and technicians, all other
1,290
1,590
24%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
56
Helpers--carpenters
340
420
24%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearNo formal educational credential
57
Insulation workers, mechanical
100
130
24%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
58
Medical and health services managers
1,640
2,040
24%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
59
Medical assistants
5,810
7,200
24%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
60
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products
1,170
1,450
24%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
61
Dental laboratory technicians
260
320
23%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
62
Fence erectors
370
460
23%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearNo formal educational credential
63
First-line supervisors of production and operating workers
2,740
3,360
23%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
64
Healthcare social workers
590
720
23%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
65
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers
2,060
2,540
23%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
66
Marriage and family therapists
380
470
23%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
67
Occupational therapists
610
750
23%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
68
Roofers
1,720
2,100
23%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearNo formal educational credential
69
Computer and information systems managers
1,450
1,770
22%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
70
Hearing aid specialists
80
90
22%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
71
Industrial machinery mechanics
1,420
1,730
22%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
72
Sheet metal workers
1,100
1,340
22%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
73
Biological science teachers, postsecondary
140
170
21%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
74
Cost estimators
1,830
2,210
21%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
75
Engineering teachers, postsecondary
140
170
21%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
76
Medical appliance technicians
90
110
21%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
77
Museum technicians and conservators
240
290
21%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
78
Security and fire alarm systems installers
940
1,140
21%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
79
Telecommunications line installers and repairers
950
1,150
21%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
80
Transit and railroad police
70
90
21%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
81
Transportation attendants, except flight attendants
340
410
21%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
82
Brickmasons and blockmasons
1,110
1,340
20%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
83
Electricians
7,100
8,540
20%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
84
Engineers, all other
630
750
20%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
85
Medical secretaries
2,470
2,960
20%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
86
Production workers, all other
630
750
20%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
87
Registered nurses
16,660
20,000
20%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
88
Therapists, all other
30
40
20%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
89
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers
680
810
20%
Median wage is less than $28,750 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
90
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary
280
340
19%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearMaster's degree
91
Computer hardware engineers
180
210
19%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree
92
Electrical and electronics engineering technicians
1,630
1,950
19%
Median wage is greater than $61,200 per yearAssociate's degree
93
Helpers, construction trades, all other
130
160
19%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearNo formal educational credential
94
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers
2,570
3,070
19%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
95
Loan interviewers and clerks
2,000
2,380
19%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
96
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic
400
480
19%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
97
Self-enrichment education teachers
1,270
1,520
19%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
98
Tile and marble setters
2,110
2,500
19%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearNo formal educational credential
99
Veterinary technologists and technicians
580
700
19%
Median wage is between $28,750 to $39,100 per yearAssociate's degree
100
Clergy
160
180
18%
Median wage is between $39,100 to $61,200 per yearBachelor's degree