Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has three bookkeeping schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping 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).
Bookkeeping students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 3,870 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $58,660. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $35,240/yr and there are 12,790 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 14.892 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 4.503/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 3 bookkeeping schools in Las Vegas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr) for bookkeeping students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.