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Economics Schools in Nevada

144 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Economics major is the 46th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Nevada

Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 131
Master’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

In Nevada, a economics major is more popular with men than with women.

Economics Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in Nevada is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.9%
  • White: 49.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 14.6%
Economics Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 10,310 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Economics Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $79,170, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Nevada that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
20,993 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Economics Careers in NV

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 45% $57,170
Managers 19% $94,460
Economists 17% $76,020
Economics Professors 14% $75,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to economics.

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Political Science & Government 185
Criminology 164
Sociology 143
Anthropology 92
International Relations & Security 46
Urban Studies 36
General Social Sciences 34
Geography & Cartography 22

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