• 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    Statute prohibiting government-mandated PLAs on public and publicly-assisted projects repealed in 2019.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 In 2019, prevailing wage exemption for charter schools was lifted and statute was repealed that allowed prevailing wages for public school districts and the Nevada System of Higher Education to be paid at 90% of what is required for other public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


  • 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 113% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $135,534,000 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2023.

  • Career and Technical Education

    51% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Nevada recognizes NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Nevada

Please see ABC's state-by-state construction unemployment data here.

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


Incidence Rate


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


Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully legal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage


Percentage of Pensions Funded


Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate


Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

0% (Tax on Gross Receipts)

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)