Baton Rouge, LA (population: 221,091) has one wedding planning school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Delgado Community College has a total student population of 16,758. It is the 5791st highest ranked school in the USA and the 126th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Wedding Planning students from Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge area alone, there are 80 employed travel agents earning an average salary of $26,010. Meeting and convention planners in this area earn $37,920/yr and there are 50 employed.
Baton Rouge lies in East Baton Rouge county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Baton Rouge area has 365,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.35/hr average worker wage, and a $38,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.137 out of every 1000 jobs in Baton Rouge are held by meeting and convention planners, and 0.206/1000 are held by travel agents.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College ends up costing a student $8,925/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baton Rouge|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||52.1 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||76.4 miles|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||98.8 miles|