Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has two business writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Florida, the highest ranked school in this group with a business writing program, has a total student population of 50,691. It is the 615th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about business writing programs in Jacksonville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at University of Florida such as Aparna, Charlotte Aubrey-Germain, James Bander, Shubho Bandyopadhyay, Thomas Barkley, and Harold Benson.
Business Writing students from Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville area alone, there are 1,050 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $54,130. Writers and authors in this area earn $45,100/yr and there are 130 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by writers and authors, and 2/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Jacksonville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bethune-Cookman University comes out as the most expensive ($15,695/yr) for business writing students, with University of Florida as the lowest, reported at only $10,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|