Salary for a Nurse in Nevada - NV

The average annual salary for nurses in Nevada is slightly higher than the national average as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Various factors affect salaries, including the type of facility at which one is employed, the geographical area (urban salaries are typically higher than rural salaries), the economic climate, and a person’s educational background and experience in the field of nursing. Nurses make up the largest portion of health care workers; most are employed in hospitals. Other facilities that employ nurses include physicians’ offices, outpatient clinics, long-term nursing care facilities, home health care services, and governmental and social service agencies. In addition to salary, employers may offer flexible work schedules, educational benefits, bonuses, and family-friendly policies to attract and retain nursing staff.


Nevada is one of the largest states in terms of area, ranking 7th among all states in the U.S., but it ranks 35th in population. Of the almost three million residents in the state, more than 85% of the population resides in the Las Vegas or Reno metropolitan areas. Of the top ten most populous cities in Nevada, only two (Carson City and Pahrump) are not part of the Las Vegas or Reno metropolitan areas. Las Vegas metro includes North Las Vegas, Henderson, Sunrise Manor, Paradise, and Spring Valley; Reno and Sparks are the largest cities in the Reno metropolitan area. 

The following nurse salary information is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Carson City:  $82,170
  • Las Vegas metro:  $72,950
  • Reno metro:  $72,600
  • Pahrump*:  $64,940

*Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

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