Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two early childhood education schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at University of Nevada such as Bob Ackerman, Michelle Adams, Cindy Allen, Leanna Archambault, Randall Astramovich, and Beatrice Babbitt.
Early Childhood Education students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are ** employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $48,430. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $41,840/yr and there are 190 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 0.218 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and **/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 2 early childhood education schools in Las Vegas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr) for early childhood education students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.