Philadelphia, PA (population: 1,445,993) has seven entertainment business schools within its city limits. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about entertainment business programs in Philadelphia, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Bruce Boylston, Eraslan, Ian MacMillan, Olivia Mitchell, and Susan Wachter.
Entertainment Business students from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 100 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $41,320. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $29,850/yr and there are 600 employed.
Philadelphia lies in Philadelphia county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.325 out of every 1000 jobs in Philadelphia are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.053/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 7 entertainment business schools in Philadelphia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Philadelphia University comes out as the most expensive ($27,028/yr) for entertainment business students, with Holy Family University as the lowest, reported at only $14,145/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Philadelphia|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||9.3 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||10.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||13.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||13.7 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||16.0 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||33.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||38.5 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||44.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||47.4 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||48.9 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||51.1 miles|