Nevada

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Statute prohibiting government-mandated PLAs on public and publicly-assisted projects repealed in 2019.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $100,000. In 2019, prevailing wage exemption for charter schools was lifted and statute was repealed that allowed prevailing wages for public school districts and the Nevada System of Higher Education to be paid at 90% of what is required for other public works projects.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes the use of P3’s on certain types of transportation infrastructure projects, including certain transportation facilities, certain construction projects on historic buildings, and tourism projects which are defined as art projects, stadiums, or other tourism facilities. Counties of 700,000 persons or more may also enter into P3’s for transportation facilities. Statute allows unsolicited bids, with the exception of tolls roads and toll bridges.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 82% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $0 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2019.

  • Career and Technical Education

    98% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Nevada recognizes NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate

    9.0%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Nevada

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Owner must pay prime within 21 days of receipt unless a prior engagement has been agreed to.
Public: Owner must pay prime within 30 days of invoice for progress payments.
Subs: For both public and private, prime must pay sub and subs must pay lower tiers within 10 days of receiving payment.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

5.1%.

Incidence Rate

2.7

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local government workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

25.8%

Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medical and recreational use. Decriminalized for personal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

9.75

Percentage of Pensions Funded

74%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.66%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

0% (Tax on Gross Receipts)

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$2,949