Workers in hospitality earn considerably more money in Las Vegas than in any other major U.S. market. The typical Las Vegas worker is paid an average of $28,700 per year. That’s more than $6,000 ahead of any other major market, according to latest U.S. Census numbers.
The runners-up behind Las Vegas are New York City ($22,600 per employee), Honolulu ($21,600) and San Francisco-Oakland ($21,000). The sector’s average salary is $17,300 in all major markets, based on a total payroll of $135.97 billion and employment of 7.87 million.