Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two entertainment business schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business 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 entertainment business programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at University of Nevada such as G. Stoney Alder, Russel Bowler, Bill Buchanan, Michelle Burns, William Coe, and Sahab Dayal.
Entertainment Business students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become entertainment business workers, entertainers, entertainment business consultants, entertainment business specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 45,080 people working as entertainment attendants and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,020. Also, Set and exhibit designers make on average $50,600 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 2 entertainment business schools in Las Vegas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr) for entertainment business students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.