Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one environmental engineering 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). To learn more about environmental engineering programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of environmental engineering professors at College of Southern Nevada such as James Jennings, Barry Perlmutter, Ramat Shabahang, Shen Wen, and Christopher Yee.
Environmental Engineering students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental specialists, environmental protection specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 50,610 people working as environmental engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,750. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 490 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $75,840. Environmental engineers in this area earn $78,500/yr and there are 140 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 0.163 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by environmental engineers, and 0.570/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada ends up costing a student $8,990/yr.