Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two banking schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Banking students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 24,400 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $58,920. Financial specialists in this area earn $53,810/yr and there are 550 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 0.637 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by financial specialists, and 28.415/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 2 banking schools in Las Vegas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr) for banking students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.