Paramus, NJ has one art school within its city limits. Bergen Community College has a total student population of 16,469. It is the 5341st highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick). To learn more about art programs in Paramus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at Bergen Community College such as Andrea Jablowski.
Art students from Paramus schools who go on to become artists, animators, animation designers, animation artists, 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, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 450 employed craft artists earning an average salary of $36,430. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $60,820/yr and there are 840 employed.
Paramus lies in Bergen county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.167 out of every 1000 jobs in Paramus are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0.088/1000 are held by craft artists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bergen Community College ends up costing a student $4,688/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paramus|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||7.3 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||10.9 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||13.0 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||13.1 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||14.4 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.3 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||15.5 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||16.2 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||16.4 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||16.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||17.3 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||18.8 miles|