Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two beauty schools within its city limits. Academy of Hair Design, the highest ranked school in the city with a beauty program, has a total student population of 226. It is the 1919th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Beauty students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become aestheticians, hair stylists, hairdressers, hairstylists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,210 people working as skin care specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,990. Also, Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists make on average $27,070 per year and there are about 349,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 1,750 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average salary of $25,310. Skin care specialists in this area earn $24,680/yr and there are 440 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 0.511 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by skin care specialists, and 2.038/1000 are held by hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists.
Of the 2 beauty schools in Las Vegas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Expertise Cosmetology Institute comes out as the most expensive ($21,180/yr) for beauty students, with Academy of Hair Design as the lowest, reported at only $19,176/yr.