Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one nutrition school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas 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 nutrition programs in Las Vegas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nutrition professors at University of Nevada such as Jau-Jiin Chen, Annette Duncan, Laura Kruskall, Anna Milner, Antonio Santo, and Lisa Sherman.
Nutrition students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 140 employed health educators earning an average salary of $65,850. Dietitians and nutritionists in this area earn $66,450/yr and there are 160 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 0.185 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by dietitians and nutritionists, and 0.158/1000 are held by health educators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.