Carson City, NV (population: 54,870) has one medical school within its city limits. Western Nevada College has a total student population of 5,229. It is the 5784th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Medical students from Carson City schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, dentists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today.
Carson City lies in Carson City county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Carson City area has 28,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $21.45/hr average worker wage, and a $44,610 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Nevada College ends up costing a student $7,866/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carson City|
|South Lake Tahoe||CA||-||1||18.5751||60||19.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||92.2 miles|