Federal Way, WA (population: 84,659) has one art and design school within its city limits. Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Branch Campus has a total student population of 389. It is the 2802nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Art and Design students from Federal Way schools who go on to become designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 880 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average salary of $67,210. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $52,250/yr and there are ** employed.
Federal Way lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Federal Way are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0.624/1000 are held by electrical and electronics drafters.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Branch Campus ends up costing a student $23,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Federal Way|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||12.2 miles|