Florida contains five schools that offer jewelry programs. Pinellas Technical Education Center, the highest-ranking jewelry school in FL, has a total student population of 1,231 and is the 1417th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 jewelry schools in Florida, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Winter Park Tech comes out as the most expensive ($36,420/yr), with Taylor Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $7,560/yr.
Jewelry students from Florida schools who go on to become jewelers, jewelry designers, jewelry makers, jewelry repairers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 23,410 people working as jewelers and precious stone and metal workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,620. Also, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 230 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $24,980. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers in this state earn $33,540/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the jewelry schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from jewelry, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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