Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two health administration schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a health administration 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).
Health Administration students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become health administratorss, physicians, nurses, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Physicians and surgeons make on average $173,860 per year and there are about 274,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 670 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average salary of $194,180. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $94,600/yr and there are 1,330 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 1.546 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.783/1000 are held by physicians and surgeons.
Of the 2 health administration 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 health administration students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.