Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one advertising school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. International Academy of Design and Technology has a total student population of 512. It is the 6009th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Advertising students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 650 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $62,130. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $73,890/yr and there are 410 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 0.472 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 0.756/1000 are held by market research analysts.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Academy of Design and Technology ends up costing a student $23,726/yr.