West Palm Beach has a total population of 82,103 and a student population of 7,495. Of these students, 3,260 are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
The largest film school in West Palm Beach, by student population, is Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Film program at Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in film in West Palm Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for film related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,338 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,050.
If you plan on staying in West Palm Beach after graduating from film school, you should know that job prospects for film professionals in West Palm Beach, which is the most popular film profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,480 film professionals in Florida. Of these film professionals, 40 were working in the greater West Palm Beach area. The government projects that the number of film professionals in West Palm Beach will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a film professional in West Palm Beach is $39,730 per year, which is higher than the average for film professionals state-wide.
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