North Miami, FL (population: 55,954) has four dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Florida International University, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 39,610. It is the 197th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Dance students from North Miami schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall Metropolitan area alone, there are 150 employed entertainers and performers, sports and related workers earning an average salary of $*. Dancers in this area earn $*/yr and there are ** employed.
North Miami lies in Miami-Dade county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall Metropolitan area has 981,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,070 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in North Miami are held by dancers, and 0/1000 are held by entertainers and performers, sports and related workers.
Of the 4 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of North Miami, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach comes out as the most expensive ($21,740/yr) for dance students, with Florida Atlantic University as the lowest, reported at only $9,477/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Miami|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||2.3 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||5.7 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||6.5 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||8.7 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||13.0 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||14.9 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||16.7 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||23.6 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||26.2 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||26.3 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||28.5 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||32.7 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||38.4 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||43.9 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||50.0 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||58.8 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||96.1 miles|