Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has seven entertainment business schools within its city limits. Dallas Christian College, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 329. It is the 632nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Entertainment Business students from Dallas 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 150 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $44,350. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $24,640/yr and there are 720 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.351 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.074/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 7 entertainment business schools in Dallas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($38,765/yr) for entertainment business students, with El Centro College as the lowest, reported at only $5,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|