Carlsbad, CA (population: 99,613) has thirty-seven film schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with a film program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about film programs in Carlsbad, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at University of California such as Hal Ackerman, Janet Bergstrom, John Caldwell, D Caruso, Paul Castro, and Allyson Field.
Film students from Carlsbad schools who go on to become filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,780 people working as producers and directors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,870. Also, Actors make on average $0 per year and there are about 39,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area alone, there are 280 employed actors earning an average salary of $*. Producers and directors in this area earn $92,590/yr and there are 790 employed.
Carlsbad lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Carlsbad are held by producers and directors, and 0/1000 are held by actors.
Of the 37 film schools with a 100-mile radius of Carlsbad, only 25 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Los Angeles Film School comes out as the most expensive ($56,652/yr) for film students, with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $2,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carlsbad|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||7.1 miles|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||23.1 miles|
|Chula Vista||CA||226,606||2||21.0599||146||36.9 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||37.0 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||38.1 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||39.8 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||40.2 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||40.8 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||47.7 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||52.2 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||55.8 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||59.8 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||60.0 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||64.5 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||67.4 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||67.8 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||68.3 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||68.6 miles|