Poplar Bluff, MO has fourteen entertainment business schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lyon College, the highest ranked school in this group with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 614. It is the 514th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Entertainment Business students from Poplar Bluff 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.
Poplar Bluff lies in Butler county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary.
Of the 14 entertainment business schools with a 100-mile radius of Poplar Bluff, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Paducah Main comes out as the most expensive ($34,824/yr) for entertainment business students, with John A Logan College as the lowest, reported at only $2,714/yr.