Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one computer programming 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).
Computer Programming students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 1,020 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average salary of $76,160. Computer programmers in this area earn $67,750/yr and there are 830 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 0.971 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by computer programmers, and 1.192/1000 are held by computer software engineers, applications.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.