Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one court reporting 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).
Court Reporting students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 320 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $36,350. Court reporters in this area earn $46,780/yr and there are ** 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 ** out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by court reporters, and 0.378/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.