Top Areas for Hiring

While Las Vegas and the surrounding area is where the largest number of educators work and live in Nevada, opportunities for educators are available statewide.

  • Population
  • Cost of Living Index
  • Average Pay
  • Weekly Hiring Trends
  • Types of Hiring
1Las Vegas
  • 623,747
  • 108.3%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College and University Professors
  • $54,110
  • [TBA]

The main employer of educators in Las Vegas is the Clark County School District—one of the largest school districts in the United States. For openings, visit the district’s career site.  Local postsecondary employers include the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which post jobs on their respective career sites. Nevada State College, which posts jobs online, is another local option. On average educators, make well under the living wage requirements for the region, but postsecondary educators—with full-time positions—tend to meet or exceed the region’s living wage for a family of four.

2Henderson
  • 285,667
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers, College and University Professors
  • $54,110
  • [TBA]

The Clark County School District is Henderson’s main local employer; jobs can be found on the district’s employment page. On the college side of hiring, Nevada State College is the best bet; jobs are posted on the college’s employment page. Roseman University of Health Sciences and Touro University Nevada  are other local options for postsecondary educators. On average, local educator wages lag behind the region’s living wage estimates for a family of four.

3Reno
  • 241,445
  • 103.8%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College Professors
  • $52,936
  • [TBA]

Educators’ wages in Reno are well below the required wages needed to support a family of four in the region. There are, however, many available jobs in the region. On the K-12 side of hiring, the best bet is the Washoe County School District, which posts openings on its career site. On the postsecondary side of hiring, the University of Nevada, Reno is the best bet. Jobs are posted on the university’s employment page. College educators can look for openings at Truckee Meadows Community College and the Career College of Northern.

4Paradise
  • 223,167
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College and University Professors
  • $54,110
  • [TBA]

The Clark County School District serves Paradise as well other areas of Clark County; jobs can be found on the district’s employment page. On the postsecondary side, nearby University of Nevada, Las Vegas is the best bet for employment; for openings, visit the university’s career site. There are also several colleges located near but not in Paradise. On average, educators’ wages lag behind the region’s living wage requirements for a family of four.

5Spring Valley
  • 178,395
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $54,283
  • [TBA]

In Spring Valley, the local Clark County School District is the primary employer of educators. Jobs are posted on the district’s career site. There are no colleges or universities in Spring Valley but many opportunities available in nearby Las Vegas. On average, local educators make less than the region’s required living wage for a family of four.

6Enterprise
  • 108,401
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College and University Professors
  • $54,283
  • [TBA]

The Clark County School District serves Enterprise as well other areas of Clark County, and jobs can be found on the district’s employment page. On the postsecondary side, there are colleges or universities located in Enterprise. On average, educators’ wages in Enterprise lag behind the required living wage for a family of four.

7Sparks
  • 96,094
  • 103.8%
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators
  • $54,283
  • [TBA]

Sparks is home to the Washoe County School District, which posts available openings for educators on its career site. Sparks is also home to several local Christian schools. There are now large college or universities based in Sparks. On average, educators make less than the required living wage for a family of four.

8Carson City
  • 54,521
  • n/a
  • Elementary, Middle School and High School Educators, College and University Professors
  • $54,283
  • [TBA]

The Carson City School District is the main employer of educators in Carson City. For job openings, see the district’s career site. On the postsecondary side of hiring, the best bet is the Western Nevada College; jobs are posted on the institution’s home page. On average, educators’ wages lag behind the required living wage for a family of four.

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