Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has five entertainment business schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Seattle, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, has a total student population of 593. It is the 3884th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Entertainment Business students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 120 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average salary of $54,620. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this area earn $24,400/yr and there are 80 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.058 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by entertainment attendants and related workers, and 0.087/1000 are held by set and exhibit designers.
Of the 5 entertainment business schools in Seattle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antioch University Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($27,635/yr) for entertainment business students, with Seattle Community College-South Campus as the lowest, reported at only $6,159/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|