Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one child development 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).
Child Development students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 2,150 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $23,940. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $49,630/yr and there are 1,460 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 1.704 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 2.505/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.