Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one animal care school within its city limits. Pima Medical Institute has a total student population of 992. It is the 3656th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Animal Care students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,320 people working as animal control workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,560. Also, Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 530 employed veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers earning an average salary of $21,780. Animal control workers in this area earn $52,360/yr and there are 70 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 0.080 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by animal control workers, and 0.615/1000 are held by veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute ends up costing a student $18,333/yr.