Bethlehem, PA (population: 72,174) has two floral design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Delaware, the highest ranked school in this group with a floral design program, has a total student population of 21,138. It is the 95th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about floral design programs in Bethlehem, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of floral design professors at University of Delaware such as Jules Bruck, Kelly Cobb, Dilia Gydosh-Lopez, Jo Kallal, Celina Mancurti, and Belinda Orzada.
Floral Design students from Bethlehem schools who go on to become floral designers, architecture designers, designers, fashion designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,470 people working as floral designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,940. Also, Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton-NJ area alone, there are 70 employed fashion designers earning an average salary of $63,010. Floral designers in this area earn $27,550/yr and there are 110 employed.
Bethlehem lies in Lehigh county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton-NJ area has 330,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $19.60/hr average worker wage, and a $40,780 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.326 out of every 1000 jobs in Bethlehem are held by floral designers, and 0.211/1000 are held by fashion designers.
Of the 2 floral design schools with a 100-mile radius of Bethlehem, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Delaware comes out as the most expensive ($12,929/yr) for floral design students, with University of Delaware as the lowest, reported at only $12,929/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bethlehem|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||7.1 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||27.4 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||29.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||36.2 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||40.8 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||45.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||49.3 miles|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||50.3 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||51.8 miles|