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Las Vegas has more dancers on average than teachers

Posted at 9:13 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 19:15:52-05

A new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted stark differences within certain fields in Las Vegas.

According to the report, Nevada as a state employs more people in gaming and hospitality industries than fields like education, technology and health care.

Analysts compared Clark County to metropolitan areas nationwide and focused on a ratio measuring the concentration of workers in 36 different employment categories.

Among the findings, Las Vegas has 1,960 percent more dancers than the average community but 22 percent fewer elementary school teachers. There are 315 percent more bartenders in Las Vegas than the average metropolitan area but 30 percent fewer medical and health service managers. As far as gaming dealers go, there are 3,165 percent more of them but 49 percent fewer librarians.