Las Vegas has a general population of 478,434 and an overall student population of 76,598. Approximately 29,080 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Las Vegas, by student population, is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in computer engineering.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering in Las Vegas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,123 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Vegas computer engineering schools was an average of $31,463 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for computer engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,456 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,427.
If you decide to work as a computer engineer in Las Vegas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 130 computer engineers in Nevada, 60 were working in the greater Las Vegas area. Las Vegas's computer engineer workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Las Vegas is $78,670 per year, which is the same as the average for computer engineers state-wide.