Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has four entertainment business schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 722. It is the 3800th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Entertainment Business students from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are ** employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $50,980. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $20,460/yr and there are 380 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.002 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and **/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 4 entertainment business schools in Albuquerque, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($22,907/yr) for entertainment business students, with Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute as the lowest, reported at only $4,195/yr.