Anyone looking for Nevada nursing jobs
or other medical positions probably had more luck than other job seekers during June, as the state's education and health services industry grew more than any other sector over the month and year.
During June, Nevada's unemployment
rate increased from 14 percent to 14.2 percent, after increasing from 13.7 percent during May. Those increases keep the state's rate higher than the national average of 9.5 percent.Nevada
had a total non-farm employment of 1,120,100 workers during June, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
. This is up from 1,118,900 workers during May, but a 2 percent decrease from last year.
Seven industries saw a monthly increase in employment during June, including: education and health services by 2,400 jobs; trade, transportation and utilities by 1,500 jobs; financial activities by 600 jobs; mining and logging by 400 jobs; other services by 300 jobs; professional and business services by 200 jobs; and government by 200 jobs.
Five industries added jobs when compared to last year. The education and health services industry again saw the biggest growth, increasing by 3 percent between June 2009 and June 2010, for a current total of 100,000 jobs.
The mining and logging industry increased by 2.6 percent to 12,000 jobs, while the other services industry grew by 2.4 percent to 34,600 workers, the professional and business services industry rose by 2.2 percent to 136,400 jobs, and the government industry increased by .8 percent to 159,700 workers.
The construction industry took the biggest hit when compared to last year. The industry employed 60,400 workers during June, which is down from 63,400 workers during May and a 24.4 percent decrease from last year.
Other industries that saw an over-the-year decrease in employment include: information by 7.6 percent; financial activities by 4.1 percent; trade, transportation and utilities by 1.5 percent; manufacturing by 1.3 percent; and leisure and hospitality by 1.3 percent.
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