Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has one wedding planning school within its city limits. The Art Institute of Indianapolis has a total student population of 1,057. It is the 5512th highest ranked school in the USA and the 107th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Wedding Planning students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 310 employed travel agents earning an average salary of $34,300. Meeting and convention planners in this area earn $44,360/yr and there are 260 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.304 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by meeting and convention planners, and 0.357/1000 are held by travel agents.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Indianapolis ends up costing a student $22,430/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|