Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has one film school within its city limits. The Art Institute of Seattle has a total student population of 2,282. It is the 2958th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus). To learn more about film programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at The Art Institute of Seattle such as Dan Fabrizio, Steven Glover, Lynn Shelton, and Kenny Smith.
Film students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 550 employed actors earning an average salary of $*. Producers and directors in this area earn $66,020/yr and there are 990 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 0.706 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by producers and directors, and 0.390/1000 are held by actors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle ends up costing a student $28,174/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|