Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one computer software engineering school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson has a total student population of 1,193. It is the 3779th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Computer Software Engineering students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 770 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $83,430. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $76,160/yr and there are 1,020 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 1.192 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 0.902/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Henderson ends up costing a student $22,128/yr.