Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one carpentry 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).
Carpentry students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 5,310 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $39,840. Carpenters in this area earn $55,260/yr and there are 10,380 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 12.090 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by carpenters, and 6.180/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.