Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one film school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas 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 film programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at University of Nevada such as Pun Chidthai, Sean Clark, Warren Cobb, Kynan Dias, Rob Goald, and Nicole Gonzalez.
Film students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,780 people working as producers and directors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,870. Also, Actors make on average $0 per year and there are about 39,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 390 employed actors earning an average salary of $*. Producers and directors in this area earn $71,970/yr and there are 550 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 0.639 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by producers and directors, and 0.449/1000 are held by actors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.