Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has three floral design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. McHenry County College, the highest ranked school in this group with a floral design program, has a total student population of 6,811. It is the 5042nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 189th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University). To learn more about floral design programs in Milwaukee, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of floral design professors at McHenry County College such as Thomm Beggs, and William Dvonch.
Floral Design students from Milwaukee 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.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary.
Of the 3 floral design schools with a 100-mile radius of Milwaukee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harper College comes out as the most expensive ($6,412/yr) for floral design students, with Kishwaukee College as the lowest, reported at only $5,945/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|