Nevada nurses (© michaeljung - is a shortage of nurses today in Nevada, but by 2020 the deficit is estimated to be about 30%. Registered nurses in the largest cities in The Silver State have median salaries as follows: Las Vegas $66,035, Henderson, $66,035, and Reno $67,453.

Of the top 25 employers in Nevada, only two are hospitals or medical centers. Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno is 14th with 5,000 employees and Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas is 17th with 4,500 employees. It is not surprising that 19 of the top 25 employers are casinos.




Top Ten Hospitals in Nevada

  • Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
  • University Medical Center
  • Washoe Health System
  • Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • Saint Mary’s Regional Med Center
  • St. Rose Dominican Hospital-Siena Campus
  • Desert Springs Hospital
  • Mountainview Hospital
  • Lake Mead Hosp Medical Ctr
  • Summerlin Hospital Med Center

Three Largest Cities in Nevada

Nevada Facts and Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate:  11.7%
  • Unemployment Rank: 50  of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income:  $38,173
  • Per Capita Income Rank:  30 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index:  94.9
  • Cost of Living Rank:  19 of 50

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