Berlin, NH has six dance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Vermont, the highest ranked school in this group with a dance program, has a total student population of 13,391. It is the 113th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Vermont (#1 is Middlebury College).
Dance students from Berlin 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.
Berlin lies in Coos county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area has 34,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.38/hr average worker wage, and a $34,070 average annual salary.
Of the 6 dance schools with a 100-mile radius of Berlin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern New Hampshire University comes out as the most expensive ($23,655/yr) for dance students, with University of Vermont as the lowest, reported at only $13,052/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Berlin|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||74.0 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||74.0 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||83.1 miles|
|Essex Junction||VT||-||1||2.61518||0||95.1 miles|