Warwick, RI (population: 83,651) has one floral design school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. North Shore Community College has a total student population of 7,968. It is the 5319th highest ranked school in the USA and the 147th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Floral Design students from Warwick 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 Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area alone, there are 60 employed fashion designers earning an average salary of $69,060. Floral designers in this area earn $29,260/yr and there are 210 employed.
Warwick lies in Kent county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.379 out of every 1000 jobs in Warwick are held by floral designers, and 0.113/1000 are held by fashion designers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Shore Community College ends up costing a student $6,134/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Warwick|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||7.6 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||16.0 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||19.2 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||23.6 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||25.0 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||45.5 miles|