Pompano Beach, FL (population: 101,930) has four landscape architecture schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Florida International University, the highest ranked school in this group with a landscape architecture program, has a total student population of 39,610. It is the 197th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Landscape Architecture students from Pompano Beach schools who go on to become landscape architects, landscape designers, landscapers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,940 people working as landscape architects alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,910. Also, Landscaping and groundskeeping workers make on average $25,340 per year and there are about 859,960 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,380 employed landscaping and groundskeeping workers earning an average salary of $23,960. Landscape architects in this area earn $65,250/yr and there are 170 employed.
Pompano Beach lies in Broward county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area has 715,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Pompano Beach are held by landscape architects, and 9/1000 are held by landscaping and groundskeeping workers.
Of the 4 landscape architecture schools with a 100-mile radius of Pompano Beach, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Miami Dade College comes out as the most expensive ($13,569/yr) for landscape architecture students, with Indian River State College as the lowest, reported at only $2,138/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pompano Beach|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||4.2 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||4.9 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||6.9 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||8.3 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||9.1 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||14.7 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||20.3 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||20.6 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||21.3 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||22.0 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||23.6 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||25.5 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||26.4 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||29.7 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||35.3 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||38.2 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||73.2 miles|