Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. College of Southern Nevada has a total student population of 42,108. It is the 5731st highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become automotive mechanics, automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 770 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $42,140. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $40,720/yr and there are 3,080 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 3.591 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 0.893/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.