Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has eight entertainment business schools within its city limits. Rice University, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 5,576. It is the 28th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Texas. To learn more about entertainment business programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at Rice University such as Haiyang Li.
Entertainment Business students from Houston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 150 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $44,510. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $18,920/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.496 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.058/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 8 entertainment business schools in Houston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Houston Westside Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,225/yr) for entertainment business students, with University of Houston-Downtown as the lowest, reported at only $10,655/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|