Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two LVN schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN 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).
LVN students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 3,230 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $32,610. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $48,460/yr and there are 1,590 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 1.847 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 3.760/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 2 LVN 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 LVN students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.