Berkeley, CA (population: 102,237) has one business writing school within its city limits. Berkeley City College has a total student population of 6,945. It is the 4941st highest ranked school in the USA and the 473rd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about business writing programs in Berkeley, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Berkeley City College such as Shirley Fogarino, John Harrison, Jayne Matthews, Glenda Robinson, and Ellen Rosenfield.
Business Writing students from Berkeley schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,780 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $69,210. Writers and authors in this area earn $61,980/yr and there are 230 employed.
Berkeley lies in Alameda county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area has 990,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $54,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Berkeley are held by writers and authors, and 2/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Berkeley City College ends up costing a student $7,999/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Berkeley|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||12.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||12.7 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||12.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||15.9 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||16.7 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||21.6 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||23.1 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||38.3 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||45.7 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||61.7 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||63.5 miles|