Film in Nevada

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Schools Offering Film Programs in Nevada

Each year, approximately 0.2% of Nevada graduates receive degrees in film. In other words, every year an estimated 79 film professionals graduate from Nevada's 2 film schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a film program is University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 61 students from its film program. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

The Art Institute of Las Vegas, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a film program. It is located in Henderson. 18 students graduated with degree in film from The Art Institute of Las Vegas in 2010. Students at The Art Institute of Las Vegas paid $17,316 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Nevada's film schools ranges from $17,316 per year to $5,808 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,562 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada film schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Institute of Las Vegas - located in Henderson, students are charged $17,316 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

The film schools in Nevada that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Las Vegas - located in Henderson, students are charged $17,316 per year

A film degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Camera operator, camera equipment repairer, and actor are the professions of choice for a majority of film graduates in Nevada. In 2010, there were 560 film professional working in Nevada, including exhibit designers, 130 camera operators, and 50 camera equipment repairers. The largest populations of Nevada film professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 450 film professionals
  2. Pinal County - 30 film professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of film professionals in Nevada will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 680 film professionals working in Nevada. The greatest growth for film professional is predicted to be amongst Camera Operators, who are expected to increase by 7% by 2018.


film professionals in Nevada make an average of $23,528 per year. On average film professional earn the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Pinal County - $43,670 per year

On average, the highest paid film professionals in Nevada were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $56,630 per year
  2. Camera Equipment Repairer - $37,480 per year
  3. Camera Operator - per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in Nevada were:

  1. Camera Operator - per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in film. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as design or art.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Film in Nevada

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,612 miles from location The Art Institute of Las Vegas Henderson NV 25.3853 97% 1,346

Curious what studying Film gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Set and Exhibit Designers + n/a $56,630
Actors + 380 n/a -37.7%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 130 n/a -59.4%
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers + 50 $37,480

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are film related jobs in Nevada