Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has two phlebotomy schools within its city limits. Northwest Health Careers, the highest ranked school in the city with a phlebotomy program, has a total student population of 217. It is the 3956th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Phlebotomy students from Las Vegas schools who go on to become phlebotomists. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 3,380 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $32,580. Registered nurses in this area earn $72,950/yr and there are 11,590 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 13.497 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by registered nurses, and 3.937/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 2 phlebotomy schools in Las Vegas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy of Healing Arts comes out as the most expensive ($18,928/yr) for phlebotomy students, with Northwest Health Careers as the lowest, reported at only $11,448/yr.