Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has eight entertainment business schools within its city limits. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Entertainment Business students from Boston schools who go on to become entertainment business workers, entertainers, entertainment business consultants, entertainment business specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 45,080 people working as entertainment attendants and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,020. Also, Set and exhibit designers make on average $50,600 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 200 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $61,500. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $30,430/yr and there are ** employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.120/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 8 entertainment business schools in Boston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr) for entertainment business students, with New England College of Business and Finance as the lowest, reported at only $14,935/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|