Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two hotel management schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a hotel management 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 hotel management programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of hotel management professors at University of Nevada such as Stoney Alder, Richard Arend, Daniel Asera, William Corney, Darren Denenberg, and Subhas Dhodapkar.
Hotel Management students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become hotel managers, hotel and hospitality managers, food service managers, resort managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 224,360 people working as hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,130. Also, Lodging managers make on average $53,500 per year and there are about 31,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 290 employed lodging managers earning an average salary of $79,570. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this area earn $29,940/yr and there are 3,300 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 3.840 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks, and 0.339/1000 are held by lodging managers.
Of the 2 hotel management 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 hotel management students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.