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Human Services Schools In Nevada

There are 5 accredited human services schools in Nevada for faculty who teach human services classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the state of Nevada, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:


  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

    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 Human Services Employment

Nevada 3,510
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Nevada.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Nevada

2,480 2,830 3,290 2,970 3,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Human Services is a growing field in Nevada. In 2010 there were 1,030 more human services professionals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. This represents a 42% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for human services professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$33,288 $45,488 $43,940 $45,592 $46,258
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human services professionals are growing in Nevada. The mean salary for human services professionals in 2006 was $33,288 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,258 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Nevada

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

Thus, there was a 28% growth in human services professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nevada, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of human services. The pay differential between the highest paid human services professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 165%

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Nevada

Human Services
Mental Health
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Nevada, human services professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


As the number of human services professionals is increasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited human services schools in Nevada state is also increasing. In 2006, 192 students graduated from human services courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 299 students graduated.

This represents a 56% increase in the number of human services degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned an bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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