Roswell, GA (population: 88,928) has two acting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Berry College, the highest ranked school in this group with an acting program, has a total student population of 1,922. It is the 315th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Acting students from Roswell schools who go on to become actors, playwrights, dramatists, theatre professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 39,880 people working as actors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Producers and directors make on average $86,870 per year and there are about 79,780 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 2,290 employed producers and directors earning an average salary of $82,600. Actors in this area earn $*/yr and there are 480 employed.
Roswell lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Roswell are held by actors, and 1/1000 are held by producers and directors.
Of the 2 acting schools with a 100-mile radius of Roswell, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berry College comes out as the most expensive ($18,179/yr) for acting students, with Brenau University as the lowest, reported at only $13,219/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Roswell|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||12.6 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||26.4 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||49.9 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||68.9 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||74.0 miles|