Henderson, NV (population: 265,681) has one pathology school within its city limits. Nevada State College has a total student population of 2,516. It is the 5265th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Pathology students from Henderson schools who go on to become pathologists, homeopathologists, forensic pathologists, speech language pathologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,640 people working as speechlanguage pathologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,350. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 110 employed therapists earning an average salary of $71,600. Speechlanguage pathologists in this area earn $111,430/yr and there are 210 employed.
Henderson 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 0.247 out of every 1000 jobs in Henderson are held by speechlanguage pathologists, and 0.131/1000 are held by therapists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nevada State College ends up costing a student $10,150/yr.