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Economics Schools in Nevada

In 2020-2021, 147 students earned their Economics degrees in NV.

An Economics major is the 7th 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 14
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.7%
  • White: 53.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.8%
  • Other Races: 8.2%

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.


Wages for Economics Jobs in Nevada

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $79,170. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.


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

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
31,142 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,832 after earning their degree at this institution.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
20,722 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. 98% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

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