Nevada Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Nevada show an unemployment rate of 13.2%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Nevada unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Nevada Department of Employment for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR)

Unemployed through no fault of your own
Able to work, available for work, actively seeking work

1-Equal to or exceeding one and one-half times the high quarter earnings or
2-Wages in at least each of the last three of the four quarters in the past base period.

3-Under both the conditions you must earn at least $400 in the high quarter.

Qualifying Requirements: 

  • Must have sufficient earnings within the base period, which is the first four of the previous five calendar quarters prior to filing your initial claim
  • Must be fully unemployed, or employed less than full time and have earnings less than your weekly unemployment payment
  • Must be out of work through no fault of your own, as determined by DETR
  • Must be available, and seeking work, and accept work which becomes available in your normal occupation
  • Must by physically and mentally able to work
  • Must not refuse suitable work when offered
Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $16-$393

Determined by: Highest quarter earning

Employee Types Who DO NOT Typically Qualify:
  • People who worked for churches and other religious institutions
  • Self-employed persons
  • Work performed for private institutions while incarcerated
  • Commission sales people
  • People receiving worker’s compensation
  • Persons on a leave of absence from their job
  • People who worked for their previous employer for less than four months
When do benefits begin:  Typically within 10 days of filing your initial claim.