Pflugerville, TX (population: 43,849) has two wedding planning schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The Art Institute of Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with a wedding planning program, has a total student population of 873. It is the 5427th highest ranked school in the USA and the 311th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Wedding Planning students from Pflugerville 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 350 employed travel agents earning an average salary of $32,930. Meeting and convention planners in this area earn $48,720/yr and there are ** employed.
Pflugerville lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Pflugerville are held by meeting and convention planners, and 0.449/1000 are held by travel agents.
Of the 2 wedding planning schools with a 100-mile radius of Pflugerville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Austin comes out as the most expensive ($31,834/yr) for wedding planning students, with St Philips College as the lowest, reported at only $4,077/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pflugerville|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||78.8 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||86.3 miles|