Small Business Schools In Nevada

Nevada has 5 accredited small business schools where small business faculty who teach small business classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in small business in the state of Nevada, which encompasses small business training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business


  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Sierra Nevada College

    999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nevada 89451

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Small Business Employment

Nevada 15,340
National 1,708,080

Approximately 1% of the country's small business professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Nevada

15,930 17,010 17,740 16,700 15,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a shrinking field in Nevada. In Nevada, 590 less small business professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of small business has shrunk by 4% in Nevada. This decline is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$103,030 $101,420 $99,960 $103,440 $106,020
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of small business professionals is declining, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. The mean salary for small business professionals in 2006 was $103,030 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $106,020 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Nevada state, within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid small business professionals earn 321% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Nevada

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Nevada, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited small business schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006, 5 students graduated from small business courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 21 students graduated.

Thus there was a 320% percent increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. Most of these graduates, or 80%, earned an bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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