Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two music schools within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest ranked school in the city with a music 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 music programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at University of Nevada such as Alfonse Anderson, Monique Arar, Anthony Barone, Kristi Benedick, Bill Bernatis, and Timothy Bonenfant.
Music students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 47,260 people working as musicians and singers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0.
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.
Of the 2 music 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 music students, with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest, reported at only $8,166/yr.