Clearwater, FL (population: 104,782) has one architecture design school within its city limits. St Petersburg College has a total student population of 29,282. It is the 4257th highest ranked school in the USA and the 234th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Architecture Design students from Clearwater schools who go on to become architecture designers, interior architects, architectural engineers, architectural project managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area alone, there are 160 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $67,870. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $62,920/yr and there are 17,920 employed.
Clearwater lies in Pinellas county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area has 1,131,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 16 out of every 1000 jobs in Clearwater are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0/1000 are held by landscape architects.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Petersburg College ends up costing a student $5,768/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clearwater|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||9.1 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||17.2 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||18.5 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||39.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||73.5 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||79.6 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||97.1 miles|