Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one allied health school within its city limits. Northwest Health Careers has a total student population of 217. It is the 3956th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Allied Health students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 290 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $70,750. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $94,600/yr and there are 1,330 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 1.546 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.343/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Health Careers ends up costing a student $11,448/yr.