Wentworth, NC has sixty-eight wedding planning schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Baldwin-Wallace College, the highest ranked school in this group with a wedding planning program, has a total student population of 4,388. It is the 253rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Wedding Planning students from Wentworth 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 80 employed travel agents earning an average salary of $29,220. Meeting and convention planners in this area earn $37,820/yr and there are 70 employed.
Wentworth lies in Rockingham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.214 out of every 1000 jobs in Wentworth are held by meeting and convention planners, and 0.228/1000 are held by travel agents.
Of the 68 wedding planning schools with a 500-mile radius of Wentworth, only 21 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr) for wedding planning students, with Bainbridge College as the lowest, reported at only $2,087/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wentworth|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||31.7 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.4 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||52.3 miles|