Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one administrative assistant school within its city limits. Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus has a total student population of 577. It is the 3455th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Administrative Assistant students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 1,740 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $30,000. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $33,100/yr and there are 140,610 employed.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 163.783 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by office and administrative support employees, and 2.032/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus ends up costing a student $11,205/yr.