Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one business writing school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas 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). To learn more about business writing programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at University of Nevada such as G. Stoney Alder, Russel Bowler, Bill Buchanan, Michelle Burns, William Coe, and Sahab Dayal.
Business Writing students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 730 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $60,860. Writers and authors in this area earn $62,230/yr and there are 290 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 0.332 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by writers and authors, and 0.852/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.