The Research and Analysis Bureau is Nevada’s premier source for labor market information. A part of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR), the Bureau is responsible for creating, analyzing, and reporting Nevada’s labor market information, in cooperation with the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The Bureau is composed of 4 units, each responsible for different programs.
The Labor Market Information unit (LMI) is responsible for collecting, analyzing and publishing labor market statistics. The LMI unit produces the State's industry employment projections and manages the Current Employment Statistics program. Data is presented to the public through the Workforce Informer website, our monthly Labor Market Overview and Economy in Brief, research notes and other publications, in person presentation, and webinars. For more information or to request labor market data, please call the unit supervisor, Christopher Robison at 775-684-0372
The Occupational Information unit is responsible for creating occupation level labor market statistics such as wage data and occupational projections through the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program and managing the Nevada Career Information System (NCIS). For more information or to contact us regarding forms you may have received, please call the unit supervisor, Darragh Huggins at 775-684-0378
The Covered Employment and Unemployment unit is responsible for gathering information on the states industries and creating the statistics regarding employment covered under the State's Unemployment Insurance system through the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW). This unit is also responsible for the creating of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program data. For more information or to contact us regarding any forms received from QCEW, please call the unit supervisor, Satoko Lusak at 775-684-0370
The Management Information Services unit (MIS) is responsible for preparing and submitting a number of reports covering the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program to the US Department of Labor, and is the Bureau’s link to the Nevada P-20 to Workforce Research Data system (NPWR). For more information, please call the unit supervisor, Dave Schmidt at 775-684-0376